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Library Opening Hours (Preston Campus)

Opening hours for the library and services in the library


Library Opening Hours Open 7 days per week 
From 17 September - 15 December Open 24 hours every day
16 December - 24 December 7:30 - 22:00
25 - 26 December Closed
27 - 31 December 07:30 – 19:30
1 January Closed
2 January - 6 January 7:30 - 22:00
From 7 January Open 24 hours every day

The <i> opening hours Open 7 days a week in term time
12 September - 13 December
Normal Term time hours resume
Monday - Friday 8am - 9pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm
14 December 8am - 5pm
15 - 16 December Closed
17 - 20 December 9am - 5pm
21 December 9am - 4pm
22 December - 1 January Closed
2 - 3 January 9am - 5pm
4 January 9am - 4pm
5 - 6 January Closed
7 January - 12 April
Normal Term time hours resume
Monday - Friday 8am - 9pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm

Customer support team helpdesk (CST)  Open Monday to Friday only
From 17 September
Normal Term time hours resume
Monday - Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

UCLan Print  Open Monday to Friday only 
From 1 September  
Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm
Friday 9am – 4pm

Please note the following:

  • Opening times may be subject to change
  • Announcements will be made to remind customers that they need to leave the Library 15 minutes before the building closes
  • You will need a valid UCLan Card to enter the Library
  • See the renewals page for full details on how you can renew your Library items - even when the Library is closed
  • See the Visitor and External page for information about access to the Library

The Library Drop In Zone is a purpose built area in the UCLan Library which gives the opportunity for students to drop in and see services from around UCLan without having to make an appointment.  View the Library Drop-In Zone times.