Bookable individual study space is available on the second floor for students currently on campus for essential use only - visit our Study Spaces guide for more information.
The Library Virtual Enquiry Desk is available if you require any support.
Saturday 5 June – Friday 25 June 2021:
Monday-Sunday between 8am-9.45pm (for essential use only - pre-booking required)
Saturday 26 June 2021 - vacation opening times:
Monday-Friday between 8am-6pm
Saturday-Sunday - closed
Durham University Library
Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3042
Fax: +44 (0)191 334 2971
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All study spaces must be booked in advance - please visit our Space Bookings system to book a study space.
Individual study spaces are available at the Teaching and Learning Centre for students who are currently on campus for essential use only.
Currently, you can book the following study spaces per calendar week (Sunday - Saturday):
one slot per day and up to five slots per week in the Teaching and Learning Centre for individual study spaces (household study spaces are currently not available).
For full details of our Stay and Study service, please visit our Study Spaces Guide.
For full details of the services and what to expect when visiting the TLC, please visit our Services Guide.
To book a study space, please visit our Space Booking system
All colleagues, students, visitors, contractors and members of the public are required to wear a face covering inside all University buildings (unless an individual is exempt from wearing one due to a medical condition). As of 5 January 2021, this includes when seated at a study desk.
All other safety measures should also continue to be followed, including social distancing measures of 2 metres.
Please review the World Health Organisation’s guidance on the safe use of face coverings
You will need to pre-book to access a study space.
The TLC has its own cafe called Zing, which is open Monday-Friday between 9am-3pm (closed at weekends).
Zing is currently offering wide range of which you will need to pre-order on a click and collect basis.
This is a clean as you go area - please wipe down any surfaces before and after use, and place all rubbish in the bins provided.
Please note: Due to new Government Guidance, cafe opening hours are subject to change.
Please see our Accessibility and Support Guide for further information.