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Opening Hours

Issue Desk at DivLib, October 2016
Issue Desk at DivLib, October 2016. Photographed by Clemens Gresser.

Opening Hours

Full term

See the University Calendar at

Monday - Friday:
09:00 - 18:00

Please note:

  • The main entrance to Faculty closes at 17:40; swipe-card access for Divinity Faculty staff only, after 17:40.
  • From 17:00-18:00 there is a restricted service:
  1. No fetching from closed access areas (primarily rare books and pamphlets).
  2. No fines can be paid either in cash or online.
  3. The Library Invigilator might not be able to investigate or resolve all issues about your borrowing privileges, fines, lost or damaged books.
  4. If you have never borrowed from the Divinity Library, or have not borrowed for some time: you will not be able to register/re-register. If you have a Raven user name and password, you can register online in advance of your visit, and your registration will be processed the next working day's morning.
  • the University Calendar gives the Tuesday as a starting day for the Full Term, but we change our opening hours and policies for access (for non-current members of the University) from the Monday of that week.


Monday - Friday:
09.10-13.10 & 14:00-16:40

Exceptions to the above/scheduled closures:

To come:

  • Easter closure: Thu 18 to Mon 22 April 2019

More to be added soon, for 2018-19.


  • Easter closure: Thu 29 March to Tue 3 April 2018
  • Mon 25 to Fri 29 June 2018 (annual stock take/check)
  • August Bank holiday: Mon 27 to Fri 31 August 2018
  • Christmas 2018: Mon 24 December 2018 - Tue 1 January 2019 (last day open Fri 21 December 2018, until 16:40; first day open Wed 2 January 2018, 9:10).