College Library

You can now search the College Library's physical holdings and online resources as well as resources across the rest of the University via SOLO. To search books in the College Library only, select "St Hilda's College Library" from the drop-down (the default is "search everything"). Current members can find more information about the Library and its services on our Weblearn site. For news and information from St Hilda’s College Library, follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Opening times

The College Library space is currently closed due to Covid-19, but we are still supporting students remotely and plan to reopen before Michaelmas term.

During term, the library opening hours are usually as follows:

  • Open: 7am to 1am (daily)
  • Staffed: 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm (Monday to Friday)

During the summer and Christmas vacations: 

  • Open: 7am to 1am (daily)
  • Staffed: 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday)

Easter vacation opening hours are variable and are announced in advance of the holiday.

To contact the library, please email or phone 01865 276849. Please see our News and Events section for details of special exhibitions that are open to College members and the public.

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