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Opening hours

If you need to return books when the library is closed, please use the secure returns box outside the library entrance.


Term time - Monday 29 April to Sunday 23 June 2019 inclusive

The Sir Michael Cobham Library (Talbot Campus) and Bournemouth House Library (Lansdowne Campus)

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - midnight 9am - 7pm
Friday   8am - 10pm *
*At Talbot Campus part of the ground & first floors remain open to midnight
9.15am - 5.15pm
Saturday  10am - 6pm Self-service only
Sunday  10am - 10pm

1pm - 5pm  (Sunday 16 & 23 June  is self-service only)

Bank Holiday Monday 27 May 8am - midnight 1pm - 5pm

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24/7


Summer vacation - Monday 24 June to Friday 20 September 2019 inclusive

The Sir Michael Cobham Library (Talbot Campus) and Bournemouth House Library (Lansdowne Campus)

Day Library Staffed service
(Help Zone and Chat)
Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm 9am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 6pm *
*At Talbot Campus part of the ground & first floors remain open to 8pm
9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm Self-service only
Sunday                                                     CLOSED
Bank Holiday Monday 26 August                                                     CLOSED

Telephone enquiry service 01202 965959, available 24/7


Bridge Link from The Sir Michael Cobham Library 3rd floor to Student Centre

Term time Monday to Friday 8am - 9pm
Vacation Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm