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Find out what is going on in the Main Library, Martyrs, JF Allen, the King James and St Mary’s College Libraries. News, services, resources, spaces and events will all be covered in the posts below. For opening times and full information about the Library, please check our webpages.

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Level 1 Q+A with Emma Wisher

The Main Library has been undergoing a transformation over the past year to ensure that we’re providing a world-class facility. Once finished the work will include a complete renovation of Level 1, the new ‘Study Nook’…

Level 1 opening update

We know how much additional study space in the Main Library is needed so we’ve been working round the clock to get it ready. We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be opening our new study spaces on level 1 for the…

Level 2 improvements

Over the Christmas period, we have made significant progress on the Main Library redevelopment works. We have created a larger, more welcoming space at the entrance by moving the gates further into the building. We…

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Halloween feedback results

Thank you to everyone who left a comment and took part in the Halloween Library trick or treat feedback board in the Main Library. 106 post-it note comments were left! The top Library ‘treats’ were categorised as:…

Toilets on level 2

Gender neutral toilets are available on Level 2 (entrance level) of the Main Library. Work has also completed on all other toilets on Levels 3 and 4.  

Intermittent noise in Main Library week beginning 3 October

From 3 October there will be some drilling noise as work continues on level 1. This will be intermittent, but we wanted to make you aware. You can find alternative study space on MySpace, FindSpace, the Library spaces…

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Main Library closure 15 and 16 October

An electrical shutdown, required for work to continue on the new heating and cooling system in the Main Library, will take place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October. This will affect the Main Library (as well as the…

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