Christ Church Library


Opening hours

Main Library

From Monday 24 June we operate vacation opening hours, which are 9am–5pm (Monday–Friday).

Starting Friday 19 July, the Library will be closed from 1pm to 2pm for lunch. This will be in place throughout the vacation.

Term-time opening hours will resume in October.

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