Library

Opening hours

To enter the Library you must have a current, working University of Sussex ID card. If you lose your card or have it stolen, please let us know as soon as possible. For more information on how to obtain a new one, please see the Print Unit's ID card page.

Summer Vacation: Saturday 10 June  -  Saturday 16 September 2017

DayOpening Hours
Monday - Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday 12.00 noon-7.00pm
Sunday 12.00 noon-7.00pm
Monday 28 August - Bank Holiday 24/7 from 10am Monday 28th, until 8pm Tuesday 29th August

Term time opening hours

The Library opens at 10.00am on Sunday and remains open until 8pm on Friday

DayOpening TimesStaffed Service Times
Monday  24 hour opening 8.45am-8.00pm
Tuesday 24 hour opening 8.45am-8.00pm
Wednesday 24 hour opening 8.45am-8.00pm
Thursday 24 hour opening 8.45am-8.00pm
Friday closes at 8pm 8.45am-8.00pm
Saturday Open 10am-7pm 12 noon -7pm
Sunday Open 24hrs from 10am 12 noon -7pm

Bank Holidays, beginning & end of term 2016-2017

See separate tabs for vacation opening hours

DayOpening hoursStaffed service hours
Saturday 10 September 10.00am-7.00pm 12 noon-7.00pm
Sunday 11 September - Start of 24 hour opening Open at 10.00am 12 noon-7.00pm
Friday 9 December - End of 24 hour opening Close at 8.00pm 8.45am-8.00pm
Monday 2 January - Start of 24 hour opening Open at 10.00 am 12 noon-7.00pm
Monday 1 May - Bank Holiday Open 24 hours 10 am-7.00pm
Monday 29 May - Bank Holiday Open 24 hours 10 am-7.00pm
Friday 9 June - End of 24 hour opening Close at 8.00pm 8.45am-8.00pm

Spring Vacation: Saturday 8th April - Sunday 23rd April 2017

DayOpening hoursStaffed service times
Thurs 13 April (University Minimum Service) 24 hr service ends, library closed at 7.00pm 10.00am-7.00pm
Fri 14 April Closed Closed
Sat 15 April Closed Closed
Sun 16 April Closed Closed
Mon 17 April Closed Closed
Tues 18 April (University Minimum Service) Open 10am - 24hr service resumes 10.00am-7.00pm

Bank Holidays and minimum service days

DayOpening hoursStaffed Service times
Monday 1 May - Bank Holiday

Open 24 hours

12 noon - 7.00pm

Monday 29 May - Bank Holiday

Open 24 hours 

12 noon - 7.00pm

Winter Vacation: Saturday 10 December - Sunday 2 January 2017

DayOpening hoursStaffed service hours
Sat 10 December 12.00 noon-7.00pm 12.00 noon-7.00pm
Sun 11 December 12.00 noon-7.00pm 12.00 noon-7.00pm
Mon 12 December 9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Tues 13 December 9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Wed 14 December 9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Thur 15 December 9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Fri 16 December 9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Sat 17 December 12.00 noon-7.00pm 12.00 noon-7.00pm
Sun 18 December 12.00 noon-7.00pm 12.00 noon-7.00pm
Mon 19 December  9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Tues 20 December 9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Wed 21 December
9.00am-8.00pm 9.00am-8.00pm
Thur 22 December 9.00am-8.00pm  9.00am-8.00pm
Fri 23 December Closed  
Sat 24 December
Closed  
Sun 25 December Closed  
Mon 26 December  Closed  
Tues 27 December  Closed  
Wed 28 December (University Minimum Service) 10.00am-7.00pm 10.00am-7.00pm
Thur 29 December (University Minimum Service) 10.00am-7.00pm 10.00am-7.00pm
Fri 30 December (University Minimum Service) 10.00am-7.00pm 10.00am-7.00pm
Sat 31 December Closed  
Sun 1 January  Closed  

Mon 2 January - (University Minimum Service) - Start of 24 hour opening

Open from 10.00am 10.00am-7.00pm

 

See also: University Minimum Service Days and Term Dates