Christ Church Library


Opening hours

Main Library

During Michaelmas Term, the Library will be open as follows:

  • Monday to Friday: 8am–1am
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9am–1am

Burn Law Library

Monday to Sunday: 24 hours (with fob access)

Christmas Vacation Closure

The library will be closed from 5pm on Wednesday, 20 December 2023 and will reopen at 9am Tuesday, 2 January 2024. The library will be open 9am-5pm until 0th week Hilary Term.

Details about using the Library
Christ Church Library
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