Arts and Social Sciences Library

University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TJ
General enquiries/ issue desk (0117) 928 8000 (internal 88000)
Email: library-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk
Fax: (0117) 925 5334

Entry requirements (late opening hours)

Summer works

During the summer 2014 vacation a small refurbishment project will be taking place on the Ground Floor of the Library from Monday, 30 June until the end of August. During this time services will operate from a temporary Information Desk next to the stairs to the upper floors. Staff at the temporary Welcome Desk inside the main doors will be able to advise you where to go if you require help.

Opening hours

Days Hours Notes
Monday – Wednesday 8.00am – midnight Information Desk 9.00am to 8:00pm
Thursday 8.00am – midnight Information Desk 9.45am to 8.00pm
Friday 8.00am – midnight Information Desk 9.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 8.00am – midnight Information Desk 9.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 8.00am – midnight No Information Desk service

Please note: The Information Desk locking down procedures commence 15 minutes before the advertised closing time.

There is no Information Desk service on Bank Holidays and University closure days. Self-Issue is available and books may be returned via the book return boxes on the Ground Floor.

Days Hours Notes
Monday – Wednesday 8.00am – 10.00pm Information Desk 9.00am to 7:00pm
Thursday 8.00am – 10.00pm Information Desk 9.45.am to 7.00pm
Friday 8.00am – 10.00pm Information Desk 9.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 8.00am – 10.00pm Information Desk 9.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 8.00am – 10.00pm No Information Desk service

August Bank Holiday: The library will be open on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 August for reading and reference. Self-issue will be available but no Information Desk service.

Please note: Self-Issue is available and books may be returned via the book return boxes on the Ground Floor during library opening hours. Information Desk locking down procedures commence 15 minutes before the advertised closing time.

There is no Information Desk service on Bank Holidays and University closure days.

Days Hours Notes
Monday – Wednesday 24 hours Information Desk 9.00am to 7.00pm
Thursday 24 hours Information Desk 9.45am to 7.00pm
Friday 24 hours Information Desk 9.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 24 hours Information Desk 9.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 24 hours No Information Desk service

Please note: Self-Issue is available and books may be returned via the book return boxes on the Ground Floor during library opening hours. Information Desk locking down procedures commence 15 minutes before the advertised closing time.

There is no Information Desk service on Bank Holidays and University closure days.