Arts and Social Sciences Library study spaces

24/7 study centre - Christmas vacation opening

The ground floor study centre is open 24/7 for 361 days of the year.  UCard is required for access when the Library is unstaffed. 

  • The ASSL building is closed on Mon 24, Tue 25, Wed 26 December 2018 and Tue 1 January 2019.
  • The Library and ground floor study centre will close on Sun 23 December at 10pm. 
  • The ground floor will reopen on Thu 27 December at 8:00am and close at 10pm on Mon 31 December. 
  • The Library will reopen on Wed 2 January 2019 at 9am with extended 24/7 opening on all floors until Fri 25 January.

Opening hours


Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TJ

Book a group study space

This library has four group study rooms:

  • Group rooms 2, 3 and 4 are all on the first floor and each seats up to 8
  • The second floor group room seats up to 12

Book a room at the Welcome Desk or by phone.
Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8000 | Internal 88000


  • 24/7 study centre
  • Silent study
  • Group study
  • Staffed
  • Scanning
  • Wheelchair access
  • Late opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Café
  • Vending machine

Accessible study room

A new study room on the ground floor of ASSL is available, with priority use for users with disabilities.

Access information

Detailed access information for the Arts and Social Sciences Library from DisabledGo.

Extra support

To discuss extra support you may need when coming to the library, including Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), please contact Library Support.

Study skills training workshops

Free workshops for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students.

This study centre is managed by Library Services.

More information about the Arts and Social Sciences Library.

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