Semester opening hours
24 hours, 7 days a week for Brookes staff and students. Overnight entry to John Henry Brookes Building is by card only 9.00pm to 7.00am, and all non-Brookes persons must leave the building between those times.
Library staff are available at the following times:
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 9.00pm
Saturday to Sunday 12.00pm to 6.00pm
The main entrance to Headington Library is on Level 1 of the John Henry Brookes Building (JHBB). The Library is located on six floors and with lift / stair access available at each level. Accessible toilets can be found on all floors. A virtual tour of the library is available, and we also have a pdf floor plan which can be printed.
Individual silent and quiet study spaces are available throughout each floor on Levels 2 - 4 and in the Basement.
Group study rooms can be booked by clicking on the book a study room link from the library home page.
Please do not bring hot or smelly food into the Library, and make sure all drinks are lidded. Alcohol is strictly forbidden across all campuses.
Special Collections : Headington Library has substantial Special Collections in food and drink, publishing and literary prizes, art and architecture, public and allied health and Oxford Brookes University. During vacation the Reading Room is open by appointment only.
We offer extended opening during unstaffed times to Brookes students and staff. You can check our opening hours at the top of this page to find out what times library staff are available to help you. When library staff are not present, campus security will carry out patrols. Always bring your student card or Brookes staff ID with you.
To contact security, ring 01865 483060
Printing, scanning and photocopying are available 24/7 from multi-functional devices within the Library. For guides and more information see uniPRINT service overview.
Information for International Students
Discover the Library: a guide for international students (google slideshow)