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 noon Sunday until 8.00pm Friday

12 noon - 7.00pm
Monday - Friday 8.45am - 8.00pm
Saturday 12 noon - 7.00pm 12 noon - 7.00pm

Bank Holidays, beginning & end of term 2014-2015

See separate tabs for vacation opening hours

DayOpening HoursStaffed Service
Saturday 13 September 12 noon - 7.00pm 12 noon - 7.00pm
Sunday 14 September - Start of 24 hour opening Open at 12 noon 12 noon - 7.00pm
Friday 12 December - End of 24 hour opening Close at 8.00pm 8.45am - 8.00pm
Sunday 4 January - Start of 24 hour opening Open at 12 noon 12 noon - 7.00pm
Thursday 2 April (University Minimum Service) Close at 7.00pm 12 noon - 7.00pm
Friday 3 April - Bank Holiday Closed  
Saturday 4 April Closed  
Sunday 5 April Closed  
Monday 6 April - Bank Holiday Closed  
Tuesday 7 April (University Minimum Service) Open at 12 noon 12 noon - 7.00pm
Monday 4 May - Bank Holiday Open 24 hours 12 noon - 7.00pm
Monday 25 May - Bank Holiday Open 24 hours 12 noon - 7.00pm
Friday 12 June - End of 24 hour opening Close at 8.00pm 08.45am - 8.00pm
Monday 31 August - Bank Holiday Closed  

We have additional opening hours in the lead up to submission deadlines. From noon on Sunday 3 May through to 8pm on Friday 15 May the Library will be open 24/7. 

Winter Vacation: Saturday 13 December - Sunday 4 January 2015

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

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

Spring Vacation 2015: Saturday 18 April - Sunday 10 May

DayOpening HoursStaffed Service
Sunday

24 hour opening from 12 noon Sunday until 8.00pm Friday

12 noon - 7.00pm
Monday - Friday 8.45am - 8.00pm
Saturday 12 noon - 7.00pm

12 noon - 7.00pm

Bank Holidays and minimum service days

DayOpening hours
Monday 4 May - Bank Holiday

Open 24 hours (Staff services 12 noon - 7.00pm)

Monday 25 May - Bank Holiday

Open 24 hours (Staff services 12 noon - 7.00pm)

We have additional opening hours in the lead up to submission deadlines. From noon on Sunday 3 May through to 8pm on Friday 15 May the Library will be open 24/7.

On Saturday 9 May and Sunday 10 May the Info Hub will be staffed from 10am-9pm.

 

Summer Vacation 2015: Saturday 13 June -  Friday 11 September

DayOpening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 1.00pm - 6.00pm
Monday 31 August - Bank Holiday Closed

 

See also: University Minimum Service Days and Term Dates