Opening Hours

The library buildings are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week (excluding University closure days).

Please use your University of Gloucestershire ID card to enter.

You can:

  • Browse and borrow from our book and print collections
  • Use IT facilities on campus anytime
  • Borrow a laptop for up to 6 hours from the self-service lockers
  • Access a range of study areas, supporting both collaborative group work and individual quiet research work

You don’t have to be on-site to use the library! You can access our substantial range of e-books, e-journals and databases from anywhere.

IT and Library staff are available at Francis Close Hall and Oxstalls Libraries 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Park Campus Library Desk will be staffed 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday unless otherwise advertised on the Desk. To enquire if staff are available please email

If you’d like to visit our Special Collections and Archives, please get in touch.