Christ Church Library


Opening hours

Main Library

Trinity Term opening hours will begin from Monday of 0th week (Monday 15th April) until the end of 9th week (Sunday 23rd June), as follows:

  • Monday to Friday (8am-1am)
  • Saturday and Sunday (9am-1am)

The Upper Library will be open as revision space from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday, starting in 1st Week.

To prioritise space for revision, we regret that the main Library is not open to external readers during Trinity Term.

Burn Law Library

Monday to Sunday: 24 hours (with fob access)

Details about using the Library
Library reading room
The Archives building

Christ Church Archive

The Archive is open to all those who have an interest in the history of the College, the Cathedral, the estates, and all the men and women who have worked and studied at Christ Church.

Discover more about the Archives
Visitors viewing a display in the Upper Library
Upper Library

Special collections

Christ Church Library houses several exceptional collections of manuscripts, music, rare and early printed books and pamphlets, all of which are freely available for research.

Explore the Library Special Collections
Students in the Burn Law Library
Law Library

The Burn Law Library

Law students and staff at Christ Church have access to the Burn Law Library, accessible directly from Tom Quad. 

More information about the Burn Law Library