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You will find some changes to the services that you may be used to from our libraries and collections, due to the effects of Covid-19. You can visit our Easter Term 2021 guide to view all the services available this term.

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Current Library News

Covid-19 - safety measures

We continue to prioritise the safety of our staff and users at our sites. Our current practices will remain in place after 19 July, to maintain reassurance and comfort for staff and users. This will be regularly reviewed and any changes will be communicated on our webpages.

If you have any queries, please contact our Virtual Enquiry Desk.

(18 Jul 2021)

Contractor works outside Bill Bryson Library

Contractor works are being completed outside Bill Bryson Library as of Monday 5 July. A site compound will be set up adjacent to the front entrance of the Library building (on the east side of the main entrance towards the Dawson Building). Access to the Library won’t be restricted and we aren’t expecting any disruption within the building.

(1 Jul 2021)

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