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Items on this shelf are selected by the community at St Andrews. If you want to suggest a theme, or curate a collection, please get in touch library@st-andrews.ac.uk.

"Research has shown that reading for pleasure has a direct impact on wellbeing, and sharing a love of books and reading with others can amplify the benefits. As part of the University Can Do events programme, the Library led on a series of Reading Lunches. Here are some book suggestions from these events."

Reading Lunches
Reading Lunches

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If you have any questions or concerns, chat with Library staff from 9am to 9pm, Monday until Friday and then 11am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday.

Our libraries

  • Friday 10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm 26 bookable workspaces All students and staff

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Tuesday
    10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Wednesday
    10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Thursday
    10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Friday
    10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Saturday
    10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
    Sunday
    10.00am to 1.00pm, 1.30pm to 4.30pm

    Don't forget

    Bring a face covering (you must wear this at all times within the building), your ID card and bottled water.

    Location

    Contact

    St Mary's College Library
    South Street
    St Andrews
    KY16 9JU

  • Friday 9.00am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.30pm 20 bookable workspaces Current staff and postgraduate students

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    9.00am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
    Tuesday
    9.00am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
    Wednesday
    9.00am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
    Thursday
    9.00am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
    Friday
    9.00am to 12.30pm, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
    Saturday
    9.00am to 12.30pm and 1.00pm to 4.30pm
    Sunday
    9.00am to 12.30pm and 1.00pm to 4.30pm

    Don't forget

    Bring a face covering (you must wear this at all times within the building), your ID card and bottled water.

    Location

    Contact

    Martyrs Kirk Research Library
    80 North Street
    St Andrews
    KY16 9HH

    Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 2331/2

    Email: library@st-andrews.ac.uk

  • Friday Closed 190 bookable workspaces All students and staff

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

    Don't forget

    Bring a face covering (you must wear this at all times within the building), your ID card and bottled water.

    Location

    Contact

    University of St Andrews Library
    North Street
    St Andrews
    KY16 9TR

    Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 2331/2

    Email: library@st-andrews.ac.uk

  • Friday Closed 52 drop-in spaces All students

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

    December and January closure

    This space will reopen for drop-in study on Monday 25th January.

    24-hour computer classrooms will be open throughout the festive period (Butts Wynd, Bute, Irvine, Maths).

    Check the webpages for information about bookable study space in the Main Library and Martyrs.

    Location

    Contact

    The Gateway
    North Haugh
    St Andrews
    KY16 9RJ

  • Friday Closed 34 drop-in spaces All students

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

    December and January closure

    This space will reopen for drop-in study on Monday 25th January.

    24-hour computer classrooms will be open throughout the festive period (Butts Wynd, Bute, Irvine, Maths).

    Check the webpages for information about bookable study space in the Main Library and Martyrs.

    Location

    Contact

    School of Physics and Astronomy
    North Haugh
    St Andrews
    KY16 9SS

  • Friday Closed All students

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

    Location

    Contact

    Purdie Building
    North Haugh
    St Andrews
    KY16 9TR

Our community

Closures and changes to drop-in and bookable spaces, as well as click and collect and scans.

Category News

The Library has worked to increase access to electronic resources, either through databases, digitised content for reading lists, or through buying more ebooks.

Category News

The Library is working with Schools to make as much material as possible available online.

Category News