• Welcome to Headington Library



    Semester 1 (17 September - 20 December)

    The Library is open 24/7 during Semester.

    Library staff available: 08.30 - 21.00 Mon-Fri, 12.00 - 18.00 Sat-Sun.   Self-service only is available outside these hours. 

    CHRISTMAS VACATION HOURS (20 December - 20 January) 

    Thursday 20 December - Library closes at 22.00
    Friday 21 December 09.00 - 17.00
    The Library is closed from 17.00 on Friday 21 December and re-opens again at 09.00 on Wednesday 2 January.

    January 2 until January 20 inclusive:
    Monday - Friday 09.00 - 22.00
    Saturday - Sunday 12.00 - 21.00

    Semester opening hours start Monday 21st January 

    Access to the building is restricted to University members between 21.00 - 06.45 Mon-Fri and 21.00 - 08.00 Sat-Sun.

    Opening hours for:  Harcourt Hill LibrarySwindon LibraryWheatley Library


    Help Zone
    01865 483156

    Lending Services Enquiries
    01865 483144

    Headington Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 0BP


    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. 

    Special Collections

    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

    Facilities available

    The large study spaces are zoned as silent, quiet or group areas; please refer to the Library floorplan

    Group presentation rooms can be booked online

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