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.

Term time opening hours

DayOpening HoursStaffed Service
Sunday

24 hour opening from 12.00pm Sunday until 8.00pm Friday

12.00pm - 7.00pm
Monday - Friday 8.45am - 8.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm - 7.00pm 12.00pm - 7.00pm

Bank Holidays, beginning & end of term

see seperate tabs for vacation opening hours

DayOpening HoursStaffed Service
Saturday 14 September 12.00pm - 7.00pm 12.00pm - 7.00pm
Sunday 15 September - Start of 24 hour opening open at 12.00pm 12.00pm - 7.00pm
Wednesday 11 December - End of 24 hour opening Close at 8.00pm 8.45am - 8.00pm
Monday 5 May - Bank Holiday Open 24 hours  12.00pm - 7.00pm
Friday 9 May Open 24 hours 8.45am - 8.00pm
Saturday 10 May Open 24 hours 10.00am - 10.00pm
Sunday 11 May Open 24 hours 10.00am - 10.00pm
Monday 26 May - Bank Holiday Open 24 hours 12.00pm - 7.00pm
Friday 13 June- End of 24 hour opening Close at 8.00pm 8.45am - 8.00pm

Winter Vacation : 12 December - 6 January 2014

Continuing the successful introduction last year, we will be opening on some of the University Minimum Service days. 

DayOpening Hours
Thur 12 December 9.00am - 7.00pm
Fri 13 December 9.00am - 7.00pm
Sat 14 December Closed
Sun 15 December 1.00pm - 6.00pm
Mon 16 December 9.00am - 7.00pm
Tue 17 December 9.00am - 7.00pm
Wed 18 December 9.00am - 7.00pm
Thur 19 December 9.00am - 7.00pm
Fri 20 December 9.00am - 7.00pm
Sat 21 December  Closed
Sun 22 December 1.00pm - 6.00pm
Mon 23 December 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tues 24 December Closed
Wed 25 December Closed
Thur 26 December
Closed
Fri 27 December (University Minimum Service) 11.00am - 6.00pm 
Sat 28 December  11.00am - 6.00pm
Sun 29 December 11.00am - 6.00pm
Mon 30 December (University Minimum Service) 11.00am - 6.00pm
Tue 31 December Closed
Wed 1 January  Closed
Thur 2 January - Start of 24 hour opening Open 9.00am
Fri 3 January  Close 7.00pm
Sat 4 January  12.00 - 7.00pm 
Sun 5 January  Open 12.00pm 

Spring Vacation and Easter 2014  : 12 April - 11 May

DayOpening HoursStaffed Service
Sunday

24 hour opening from 12.00pm Sunday until 8.00pm Friday

12.00pm - 7.00pm
Monday - Friday 8.45am - 8.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm - 7.00pm

12.00pm - 7.00pm

Bank Holidays and minimum service days

DayOpening hours
Thursday 17 April (University Minimum Service) Close 7.00pm
Friday 18 April Closed
Saturday 19 April Closed
Sunday 20 April Closed
Monday 21 April Closed
Tuesday 22 April (University Minimum Service) Open 12.00pm
Monday 5 May - Bank Holiday

Open 24 hours (Staff services 12.00pm - 7.00pm) 

Monday 26 May - Bank Holiday

Open 24 hours (Staff services 12.00pm - 7.00pm)

Summer Vacation 2014 : Saturday 14 June -  Friday 12 September

DayOpening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 1.00pm - 6.00pm
Monday 25 August - Bank Holiday Closed

 

See also: University Minimum Service Days and Term Dates