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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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Stanza Poems Aloud! 2019 winner

Each year, the University Library organise a poetry recital competition for students as part of the StAnza poetry festival. The concept was the brain child of the University Librarian, John MacColl and the competition…

Silent Film comes to St Andrews

This week marks the 130th birthday of Charlie Chaplin, a comic actor who rose to fame during the silent film era. Many of his films were shown in St Andrews at the New Picture House (NPH) and adverts for the screenings…

Longer opening hours for St Marys and King James Library

We are very happy to say that we can now offer longer opening hours for St Mary’s College Library and the King James Library. From Monday 8 April opening hours for these buildings will be: 9am until 10pm Monday through…

Spring vacation opening times for Library

(image by Jenny Elwin) Vacation opening hours for the Main Library will begin on Friday 15 March until Sunday 31 March inclusive. During this time the Main Library will be open: Monday – Friday 0800 – 2200 Saturday –…

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January Orientation tours prize draw winner

Fionna with Librarian Sharon Nangle receiving her £50 Amazon gift vouchers. Fionna is the lucky winner of the prize draw from our January Orientation tours. The Library saw 150 students and 67 feedback cards were…

University Library news and events

Information about spaces, feedback, changes to opening times, competitions, events, our collections including Special Collections and archives, and more can be found on this blog.

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Want to win £200? Take the Library survey!

Fill in our survey and you could win a £200 Amazon gift card!  Please tell us how satisfied you are with Library services, spaces and resources. Should only take 5 mins. The survey is open to all University staff,…

Valentine's: Your Love and Break-up letters to the Library

  Thank you for the beautiful, funny, and moving letters you left for us on our Valentine’s feedback board. Below are some of the highlights! You left 60 post-its in total and only around 8 were truly break-ups!…

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