Library opening hours

JB Priestley Library

Opening hours: The building remains open 24h**

Staffed hours: Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00*, self-service only on weekends.

*The library enquiry desk on Floor 0 opens at 10:00 on Thursdays to allow for staff training.

**Please note the change to opening hours at the JB Priestley Library during these statutory holidays:

Easter 2019

  • 18 Apr - Library closes at 21:00.
  • 19 Apr (Good Friday) - closed.
  • 20 Apr (Sat) - Library is open 8:00-21:00.
  • 21 Apr (Easter Sunday) - closed.
  • 22 Apr (Easter Monday) - Library opens 8:00 and remains open.

Christmas 2019

  • 25 Dec (Christmas Day)
  • 26 Dec (Boxing Day)

Special Collections

Please contact the University Archivist for details about Special Collections opening hours. Access is by prior appointment only.