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Admission & Opening Hours

Members of the College:

Only members of St John’s College are admitted to study in and borrow from the College’s Library & Study Centre. The opening hours are:

Library & Study Centre: Daily 7am-2am

Laudian Library (from 9 October 2023): 9am-midnight

Holdsworth Law Library: 24/7 exclusively to Law students and fellows/tutors


The Library & Study Centre is open to others on weekdays 9am to 5pm by prior arrangement for

  • consulting books from our lending collections that are not held by the Bodleian Libraries or its associated libraries, please email to make an appointment
  • Special Collections research visits, please see here
  • Visiting our exhibitions and/or library tours, please see here


Please email for any general library enquiries.

The Library Team