St John's College Oxford
The Library is usually open from 9am to midnight during term time. During the vacations opening is more variable. Please see below for more information.

The Library is open to all current members of College for use during staffed opening hours. Members may bring friends or colleagues in to show them the Laudian Library and the eastern end of the Old Library but visits of more than 5 people must be by prior arrangement. Alumni are also welcome to visit the library during opening hours. All visitors must sign the Visitors’ Book kept at the Desk. Visitors are not allowed to work in the Library without permission from the Librarian.


Weeks 0 - 8
Sunday 15 April – Saturday 16 June      9am-2am

Week 9
Sunday 17 – Friday 22 June                    9am-2am

Week 10
Monday 25 – Friday 29 June                 9am-5pm (Closed on Saturday and Sunday)

All term loans are due back on or before Wednesday 8th week, 13 June. Readers who have exams beyond the 13 June deadline should arrange in advance to have extensions on their loans.


Monday 30 July - Sunday 30 September      The library will be closed for St John’s students

Monday 10 - Sunday 30 September                Closed to everyone as the library moves into the new building

The library will reopen on Monday 1 October.