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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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Our libraries

  • Friday 9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm) 182 drop-in workspaces All students and staff

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm)
    Tuesday
    9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm)
    Wednesday
    9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm)
    Thursday
    9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm)
    Friday
    9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm)
    Saturday
    9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm)
    Sunday
    9am to 9pm (Service Desk 11am to 3pm)

    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 10am to 8pm 25 drop-in workspaces All students and staff

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    10am to 8pm
    Tuesday
    10am to 8pm
    Wednesday
    10am to 8pm
    Thursday
    10am to 8pm
    Friday
    10am to 8pm
    Saturday
    10am to 8pm
    Sunday
    10am to 8pm

    Don't forget

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

    Closure

    St Mary's and King James libraries will be closed on Monday 14, Friday 18, Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 June 2021 because of filming for graduation in Parliament Hall.

    Location

    Contact

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

  • Friday 9am to 6pm 34 drop-in workspaces All students and staff

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    9am to 6pm
    Tuesday
    9am to 6pm
    Wednesday
    9am to 6pm
    Thursday
    9am to 6pm
    Friday
    9am to 6pm
    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

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

  • Friday 9am to 8.30pm 20 drop-in workspaces Current staff and postgraduate students

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    9am to 8.30pm
    Tuesday
    9am to 8.30pm
    Wednesday
    9am to 8.30pm
    Thursday
    9am to 8.30pm
    Friday
    9am to 8.30pm
    Saturday
    9am to 8.30pm
    Sunday
    9am to 8.30pm

    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 9am to 6pm 52 drop-in workspaces All students and staff

    This week's opening hours

    Monday
    9am to 6pm
    Tuesday
    9am to 6pm
    Wednesday
    9am to 6pm
    Thursday
    9am to 6pm
    Friday
    9am to 6pm
    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

    The Gateway
    North Haugh
    St Andrews
    KY16 9RJ

  • 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

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Regular updates to available spaces, buildings opening or closing, guidance and other news.

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