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On-Line Reading Lists Pop-up sessions

The Library is holding some drop-in events to promote Online Reading Lists during the week of 29th June and we are offering further training on the on-line reading lists system.

Informal sessions will be held at:

  • Main Library: Monday 29 June – Thursday 2 July : 11am – 3pm
  • Main Arts Foyer: Tuesday 30 June : 10am – 3pm
  • Deiniol Library: Monday 29 June – Thursday 2 July : 11am – 3pm
  • Normal Site Library: Wednesday 1 July : 11am - 3pm

Library Summer-time opening

24/7 opening is coming to an end for this semester.

Summer Opening times:

Main Library:

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 7pm
Saturday 12 - 5pm
Sunday - CLOSED

Deiniol Library:

Monday - Friday 8.45am - 7pm
Saturday 12 - 5pm
Sunday 12 - 5pm

Normal Site Library: (Summer opening begins on June 22nd)

Monday - Friday 8.45am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

Wrexham Maelor Library:

Monday, Thursday, Friday 9.00am - 5pm
Tuesday - Wednesday 9.00am - 8pm
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

We’d love to receive your comments regarding 24/7 opening, and what it means to you. Please e-mail library@bangor.ac.uk or send us a tweet @BangorUniLib using the hashtag #LuvBULib247 or visit our Facebook page.

Lifetime Library Access

If you live in or around Bangor you may want to continue using the Library and we can arrange for you to have a library card to continue to access the University’s library.

The Alumni borrowing entitlement is 6 items on loan at any one time. Please note that some categories of stock are not available for borrowing by associate borrowers, such as short loan items and electronic access is not included.

To request library access, please email: alumni@bangor.ac.uk

Number 1 Library in Wales!

Results from the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015 show that our libraries have been rated top in Wales for ‘good library and good library opening hours’.

Our score of 6.5 was also the second highest score across the 113 institutions surveyed, and puts us at equal 5th in the UK.

Bangor University’s Director of Libraries and Archives, Sue Hodges, said "We are delighted by the outcome of this survey. Library and Archives staff have worked incredibly hard to improve services and facilities, and it is rewarding that students have acknowledged how we support teaching, learning and research, and also appreciate our extensive opening hours. We will continue to work closely with students and the Students Union to improve our services and plan for the future.”

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