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 five 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.

Opening Hours 

Easter Vacation 2019

Vacation weeks

4 weeks 18 March - 12 April

Mondays - Fridays                                                              9am - 9pm

(NB: Laudian Library closed from 1pm Mon 25 March and all day Tues 26 March)

Monday 15 - Wednesday 17 April                                      9am - 9pm                           

Thursday 18 April                                                                9am - 5pm

The Library will be closed for the Easter weekend, from Friday 19 to Monday 22 April inclusive, re-opening at 9am on Tuesday 23 April.

Trinity Term 2019

Week 0

Tuesday 23 - Saturday 27 April                                        9am - 2am

Term-time hours continue thereafter until the end of week 9.

Please remember to return all vacation loans by Wednesday of 1st week, 1 May.  

Term loans start from Tuesday of 0th week, 23 April.