All three libraries are open throughout the year – we look forward to seeing you!

Kings Norton Library, Cranfield campus

The Kings Norton Library is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to University staff and students. A swipe card is required to access the building outside office hours.

Library staff are present during their core working hours of Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-9pm; Friday, 8:30am-5pm. Outside these core hours, the building is primarily used as a study space, with use of the PCs and the ability to borrow and return stock using the self-service machines.

If you wish to visit the Library as a member of the public or a member of the SCONUL Access scheme, please plan your visit between 9am-5pm on a weekday. Please contact us in advance to let us know that you are coming, so we are able to provide the service you need.

Management Information and Resource Centre (MIRC), Cranfield campus

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-9pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Please note that the above opening hours will change during public holidays and over the summer period. If you intend to travel far to use our services, we recommend you contact us before you start your journey to ensure that we will be open.

Barrington Library, Cranfield Defence and Security

Monday-Friday: 8am-7pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm

Please note that the above opening hours will change during public holidays and over the summer period. If you intend to travel far to use our services, we recommend you contact us before you start your journey to ensure that we will be open.