The University currently recommends face coverings are worn when moving around indoors and in teaching settings.

The Library building is open to current staff and students and alumni of the University of Bath for quiet independent study, browsing of stock, Self-Service loans, Copy and Printing and book drop facilities.

If you are not a member of the University of Bath, please check the advice given on our Visitor Access pages to learn how and when you can use the Library.

There is no requirement to book single study spaces, but Group Study Rooms in the Library do still require pre-booking online.

Our service points are normally staffed from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Library colleagues may be working remotely and will be happy to assist with any user queries and provide advice online via email.

Enquiry services

You can contact the Library online; please use our Ask a Librarian web form or email

Online Library resources

For more information and updates: the University’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice is available online.