Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All of our Libraries are closed – But we’re still Open Online

Whilst our buildings may be closed, we as a service are most definitely still open and available to staff and students online. We continue to provide services and resources to support you in your studies, teaching and research.

Important: You do not need to return your books to the library - see information on Loans and Recalled Books below.

Click and Collect: Do you need a book from the Main Library? Use our Click and Collect Service! Read more here.


Online Resources

Our Library website offers access to our extensive range of electronic resources. As print material is currently unavailable we will accelerate our efforts to purchase additional e-books and other online resources to support you.


Online Support 

  • Our Academic support team can provide one-to-one subject specific support via Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams.  Contact them at
  • “Ask the library”– our live chat service – is also available for general enquires.  Look out for the chat box on library webpages.
  • You can also email us at 


Archives and Special Collections

  • Staff are on hand to answer any queries that are received via email. 
  • Sign up to our mailing list to receive weekly updates about our collections and service.
  • Contact us at


Loans and Recalled Books

  • All items currently on loan, including Interlibrary Loans, will automatically be renewed until further notice. No fines will be charged.  
  • You do not need to return any books, however, if you are leaving Bangor and are not returning next year, you may leave library books in book return bins situated in the Halls Offices at Ffriddoedd and St. Mary’s.
  • Wrexham students can leave books in the regular book bin outside of the library.
  • The SCONUL Access Scheme is temporarily suspended.
  • The Inter-Library Loan service continues but can only supply items available that can be delivered electronically.


Updates will be via the Library and Archives web site and through our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook feeds.

Read our Coronovirus FAQs here.

Publication date: 24 March 2020

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