Opening Times


Summer Vacation Opening Hours 2014 (21 June - 21 September)

The following hours will apply:

 Newton Park LibrarySion Hill LibraryCorsham Court Library
Monday - Friday

 9am - 5pm*

 10pm - 3pm 8.30am - 8pm **
 Weekends Closed Closed

Sat: 10 - 5pm *

Sun: Closed

Except at the following times:

 Newton Park LibrarySion Hill LibraryCorsham Court Library
Monday 25 August (Bank Holiday)ClosedClosedClosed
Saturday 13 - Sunday 14 September9am - 8pmClosedClosed
Saturday 20 - Sunday 21 September9am - 8pm1pm - 5pmClosed


(* Alternative study space for group and quiet working, copy and print facilities will be available on the ground floor of Commons  (opening hours 8.00 am to 10.00 pm, 7 days a week; from September 8 2014 Commons will be open 24-7; ground floor-only after 10.00 pm).)


(** If you need to talk to a member of staff when visiting Corsham Court Library, please contact us prior to visiting to confirm that a librarian will be available.)

Term-time Opening Hours

Newton Park Library -  31 May - 20 June 2014

Monday:9 am7 pm
Tuesday:9 am7 pm
Wednesday:9 am7 pm
Thursday:9 am7 pm
Friday:8 am7 pm
Saturday9 am7 pm
Sunday9 am7 pm


24/7 opening of the IT and foyer continues to the end of term, except for 30 May when we close at 8pm for the Summer Ball.

Library staff are on duty from 9 am to 7 pm on Monday to Thursday, 9.30 am to 5 pm on Friday.

Library student helpers are on hand to assist with basic procedures from  5pm to 7pm Fridays and  9 am to 7 pm at weekends.

24/7 opening @ Newton Park

The Library foyer & IT suite are open 24/7 during term-time with full wifi access, issue/return facilities and vending machines for light refreshments.

Access to the library stock is only available when library staff or helpers are on duty (see the times in the table above)

(N.B There may be interruptions to IT services between 7am and 8am weekdays if maintenance is required).


Sion Hill Library

Monday:8.45 am7 pm
Tuesday:8.45 am7 pm
Wednesday:8.45 am7 pm
Thursday:8.45 am7 pm
Friday:8.45 am7 pm
Saturday:1 pm5 pm
Sunday:1 pm5 pm

Library staff are on duty from 8.45 am to 5 pm on Monday and Friday, until 7 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

A Library student helper is on hand to assist with basic procedures from 5 pm to 7 pm on Mondays and Fridays, from 1 pm to 5 pm at weekends. 

Corsham Court Library

The library is open Monday - Friday 8.30am to 8pm and Saturday 10am - 5pm

During these times there is access to stock and self-service facilities, (for borrowing and returning loans) a number of open access computers and a colour photocopier.

Library staff are on duty from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.