Canterbury Christ Church University Library

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Canterbury Christ Church University Library

Our campus libraries provide traditional resources, including academic books and journals, alongside modern research tools including e-books and free access to our digital media archive, Box of Broadcasts.

LibrarySearch

What is LibrarySearch and what’s included?

LibrarySearch lets you search across a range of resources and discover items held in our libraries and beyond. Use the drop down menu in the search box above to make your selection.

Inter-library loans

This service enables you to borrow books from other libraries if we don’t have exactly what you are looking for.

Library Services consists of three collections at Canterbury, Broadstairs and Salomons, along with bookshops at Canterbury and Broadstairs. In addition, we work with the Universities of Kent and Greenwich to provide a library service for students studying at the Medway campus.

Opening hours

Augustine House

Standard Opening hours24/7 Opening (18/04/17 – 31/05/17)
Monday- Friday07:30 – 01:00
(Self-service* 07:30 – 08:30 and 21:00 – 01:00)
Open 24/7
(Self-service*  21:00 – 08:30)
Saturday-Sunday08:00 – 01:00
(Self-service* 08:00 – 09:00 and 17:00 – 01:00)
Open 24/7
(Self-service*  17:00 – 09:00)
Public HolidaysSee below for closure days and special opening hours.

* Valid smartcard required for access during self-service hours.

Broadstairs Learning Centre

Standard Opening HoursExtended Opening (11/03/17 – 31/05/17)
Monday – Friday08.30 – 20.0008:30 – 23:00 (Self-service 20:00 – 23:00)
Saturday12.00 – 17.00Saturday 11:00 – 17:00
Sunday12.00 – 17.00Sunday 12:00 – 17:00
Public HolidaysSee below for closure days and special opening hours.

Drill Hall Library – Universities at Medway

Visit the Drill Hall library website

Salomons Library

Standard Opening HoursVacation Hours (31/07/17 – 01/09/17)
Monday – Friday08.30 – 18.0009.00 – 17.00
Saturday – SundayCLOSEDCLOSED
Public HolidaysSee below for closure days and special opening hours.

Public Holidays

Opening hours
Monday 1st May (May bank holiday)Augustine House: Open 24 hours (self-service* 17:00 – 11:00)
Broadstairs: CLOSED
Salomons: CLOSED
Monday 29th May (Spring banki holiday)Augustine House: Open 24 hours (self-service* 17:00 – 11:00)
Broadstairs: CLOSED
Salomons: CLOSED

* Valid smartcard required for access during self-service hours.