Arts and Social Sciences Library
Ground Floor Opening 24/7
The ground floor of the Arts and Social Sciences Library is open 24/7 for reading and reference use.
The upper floors of the library will be open as per the hours listed below.
Remedial fire improvement works are being carried out at the Arts and Social Sciences Library from 5th August until the start of the next academic year. These works may be noisy and disruptive.
Please contact us in advance of visiting if you have any queries.
Vacation opening hours -17 June to 22 September 2019
|Monday||8.00am - 9.30pm|
|Tuesday||8.00am - 9.30pm|
|Wednesday||8.00am - 9.30pm|
|Thursday||8.00am - 9.30pm|
|Friday||8.00am - 9.30pm|
|Saturday||8.00am - 9.30pm|
|Sunday||8.00am - 9.30pm|
Information Desk opening hours
The locking down process for this service starts 15 minutes before the closing time.
|Monday to Thursday||9 am - 7 pm|
|Friday||9 am - 6 pm|
|Saturday||9 am - 5 pm|
|Sunday||Closed all day|
|Bank Holidays and University closure days||9 am - 5 pm|
Loan periods and borrowing limits
All Arts and Social Sciences Library items are subject to the standard loan periods and borrowing limits with the following exceptions:
- These materials are confined to the library:
- new books on display
- reference books
- items from special collections
- recent issues of journals
- examination papers
- books marked with a red label
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TJ
Take a look inside:
- Virtual tour of the Arts and Social Sciences Library and other virtual tours
- Floor plan - Arts and Social Sciences Library (PDF, 190kB)
Find a ...
- 24/7 study centre
- Silent study
- Group study
- Wheelchair access
- Late opening
- Weekend opening
- Vending machine
Detailed access information for the Arts and Social Sciences Library from DisabledGo.
To discuss extra support you may need when coming to the library, including Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), please contact Library Support.