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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. The Library Invigilator might not be able to investigate or resolve all issues about your borrowing privileges, fines, lost or damaged books.
  3. 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:

More to be added soon, for 2018-19.

  • August Bank holiday: Mon 27 & Tue 28 August 2018, Faculty of Divinity building (usually) closed (tbc)
  • Wed 29 to Fri 31 August (annual leave)


  • Mon 26 to 30 June 2017 (annual stock take/check)
  • Mon 17 to 28 July 2017 (summer closure I)
  • August Bank holiday: Mon 28 & Tue 29 August 2017, Faculty of Divinity building closed
  • Mon 11 & Tue 12 September 2017: installation of new equipment
  • Christmas closure: from 22 December 2017 until 9am on Tue 2 Jan 2018
  • Easter closure: Thu 29 March to Tue 3 April 2018
  • Mon 25 to Fri 29 June 2018 (annual stock take/check)