University Of Bedfordshire Bedford Campus Library

University Of Bedfordshire Bedford Campus Library

Learning Resources offers full access to services during the advertised opening hours. Please check for current availability. At Luton Library and Bedford Library staff are not always on duty as some opening hours are supported by security patrols. Please check if assistance is needed before making a journey 01582 743488. Putteridge Bury LRC is available on a self service basis on weekdays with staff support at the advertised times.

IT services are occasionally subject to unplanned interruption. Planned interruptions for major work will be publicised locally and will be Twittered to the front page of LRWeb. If you intend to make a journey to use specific IT services, please check in advance to ensure their availability.

Opening hours at each site reflect the demand for services throughout the year subject to cost effectiveness and efficiency. Times vary from campus to campus. Please check LRWeb for changes to hours particularly during July through to September.

Regular opening hours will be reviewed each year by 30 May prior to the relevant academic year. Any proposed changes will be put to academic staff and students through Student Union representatives, Faculty representatives and BREO.

Summer 2016: Luton LRC whas closed and the new Luton library in L block is open. The IT Suite is still open in F Block Park Street end Monday – Friday 8.30 – 17.30

Requests to vary opening hours are subject to consideration by the University Librarian.


Bedford Library and Luton Library are open 24/7 ie open 24 hours a day 7 days a week – yes that includes Bank Holidays!

All University of Bedfordshire staff and students are welcome to take advantage of the 168 hours of study time per week at either Luton LRC or Bedford Library regardless of what your “home” campus might be.

Bedford campus Library

Library Opening Hours

The Library is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

That’s 168 study hours per week!

Normal Staffed Hours

Learning Resources staff will be available at the following times:

Monday – Friday 08:30 – 22:00
Saturday 09:45 – 15:45
Sunday 10:45 – 16:45

Security will be on duty at all other times.

Learning Hub

Monday – Friday 08:30 -18:00

The Learning Hub will be closed from 18:30 on Friday 7th April to 08:00 on Monday 24th April

Advanced Notice Easter Staffed Hours 2017

Monday 10th April – Wednesday 12th April: 08:30 – 18:00

The Library will be patrolled by security from 18:00 on Wednesday 12th April to 8.30am on Wednesday 19th April inclusive

Wednesday 19th April – Friday 21st April: 08:30 – 18:00

Saturday 22nd April: 09:45 – 15:45

Sunday 23rd April: 10:45 – 16:45

Normal staffed hours resume from Monday 24th April

2nd Floor – Silent Floor

2nd Floor is a Silent Study floor. Noise levels are monitored by regular staff patrols. Please observe the Silence requirement. Sanctions are in place for talking.


Learning Resources makes every effort to maintain 24/7 365 this does not mean that Learning Resources staff are necessarily on duty for the whole of the opening hours. If you wish to check ring: (01234) 793189.