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.


Week 9
Sunday 11 - Friday 16 March: 9 am - 12 midnight

Vacation Weeks
Monday 19 - Friday 23 March: 9am - 9pm
Monday 26 - Wednesday March 28: 9am - 9pm
Thursday 29 March: 9am - 5pm

The Library will then be closed for the Easter weekend, from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April inclusive, re-opening at 9am on Tuesday 3 April

Tuesday 3 - Friday 6 April: 9am - 9pm
Monday 9 - Friday 13 April: 9am - 9pm


Week 0
Sunday 15 – Saturday 21 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, 25 April.  Term loans start from Monday of 0th week, 16 April.