Libraries and opening times

Exeter libraries

If you wish to visit one of our libraries you can locate them on the campus map here

Forum Library 

Library staff available, Visitors allowed

Self-service for current students and staff only*

Monday - Friday 08:00 - 20:00  20:00 - 08:00
Sat - Sun, Bank Holidays 10:00 - 18:00  18:00 - 10:00

Address for Forum Library - Book return: 

Forum Library - Book Return

University of Exeter Mail Room

Old Library Building

Prince of Wales Road

Exeter, Devon

EX4 4SB

Address: Forum Library, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4PT; 01392 723867; library@exeter.ac.uk

About Forum Library

*During self-service hours you may:

  • Use the library for study
  • Use the computer and print facilities
  • Borrow using self-service machines**
  • Return using machine or drop box 

**Self-service machines will not allow you to borrow under the following circumstances:

  • Use of an invalid UniCard (only your most recent UniCard is valid, previously issued UniCards are no longer valid for use.  See SID for help.)
  • Exceed the maximum number of items allowed
  • Have very overdue items
  • Have unpaid fines above £10
  • Reference only material cannot be borrowed
Old Library is open as self-service*
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun, Bank Holidays 10:00 - 18:00

Address: Old Library, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4SB; 01392 723867;  library@exeter.ac.uk

About the Old Library

Accessibility information is available on the DisabledGo website.

*During self-service hours you may:

  • Use the library for study
  • Use the computer and print facilities
  • Borrow using self-service machine and return in the outside drop box
  • Use the on site Library Help phone if you have questions

Special Collections and Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

Address:
Old Library, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, Devon. EX4 4SB 

Telephone:
Special Collections: 01392 722096 (internal: 2096) or 722097 (internal: 2097)
Bill Douglas Cinema Museum: 01392 724321 (internal: 4321)

E-Mail: 
Special Collections: libspc@exeter.ac.uk 
Bill Douglas Cinema Museum: bdc@exeter.ac.uk

Opening Times

*During university vacation periods the Ronald Duncan Reading Room is only open by prior appointment, please provide at least 24 hour notice to make an appointment and pre-reserve materials.

Ronald Duncan Reading Room

Term Time

Vacation

Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00* 10:00-17:00*
Sat - Sun Closed

 

Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

If you wish to visit the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum go to their website here to find out when they are open and how to access materials.

Accessibility information is available on the DisabledGo website.

St Luke's Library is swipe access for students, staff and other individuals with library membership.  Library staff will be in the building and available to help between 11:00 - 14:00 Monday - Friday during term time.

 

St Luke's Library collection is open as self-service*

Computer Room, ground floor and Study Room, first floor 

Monday - Friday

08:00 - 20:00

Swipe card access only with Unicard

            24/7

Swipe card access only with Unicard

Saturday - Sunday, Bank Holidays

10:00 - 18:00

Swipe card access only with Unicard

Address: St Luke's Campus Library, Heavitree Road, Exeter, Devon EX1 2LU; 01392 723867 ; library@exeter.ac.uk

About St Luke's library

Accessibility information is available on the DisabledGo website

*During self-service hours you may:

  • Use the library for study
  • Use the computer and print facilities
  • Borrow and return using self-service machines

Cornwall libraries

The Library Service based in Cornwall serves a dual role of supporting students from Falmouth University (incorporating Dartington College of Arts) and the Penryn Campus.

Information on Archives and Special Collections for our Cornwall campuses can be found here.

Address: Penryn Campus Library, Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, TR10 9FE.
Tel: (01326) 370441
Fax: (01326) 370437
Website: Penryn Campus Library website

Facilities

  • Supports students of both Falmouth University and the University of Exeter.
  • A wide range of resources on earth sciences, geography and those associated with the original  Institute of Cornish Studies and Camborne School of Mines. 
  • Subjects include: biosciences, contemporary crafts, Cornish and Celtic studies, design, engineering, history, geography, journalism, law, literature, media, photography and politics.

Here are the Penryn Campus Library Opening Hours.

Address: Falmouth Campus Library, Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth, TR11 4RH.
Tel: (01326) 213815
Fax: (01326) 213827
Website: Falmouth Campus Library website

Facilities

  • This library houses a range of resources and covers many subjects including art, graphic design, advertising and architecture. 

The Falmouth Campus Library Opening Hours are here.