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Vacation borrowing

During the university vacations,  borrowing arrangements differ to those in term time, to enable you to borrow books for a longer period.

Winter break (including Christmas and New Year)

From Saturday 1 December 2018, ordinary loan and one-week loan books and DVDs may be borrowed for the entire vacation and will be due for return on Wednesday 9 January 2019.

This extension applies to BU staff and students and also to external and subscription library members.

Spring break (including Easter weekend)

From Saturday 23 March 2019 onwards, ordinary loan and one-week loan books and DVDs may be borrowed for the entire vacation and will be due for return on Wednesday 1 May 2019.

This extension applies to BU staff and students only. For external and subscription library members, the normal term time loan periods apply.

Summer break

From Saturday 8 June 2019 onwards, ordinary loan and one-week loan books and DVDs may be borrowed for the entire vacation and will be due for return on Wednesday 25 September 2019.

This extension applies to BU students and staff only. For external and subscription library members, the normal term time loan periods apply.