Bill Bryson Library is our main University Library, and you will find a fantastic range of resources to support your studies. Library staff are always on hand to help you find your way around and answer your enquiries, and our Virtual Enquiry Desk is available to you during your time in the Library or when working offsite.
From Saturday 3 June:
Staffed services available:
Durham University Library
Tel: +44 (0)191 334 3042
Fax: +44 (0)191 334 2971
The University welcomes the use of face coverings in shared indoor spaces on campus. Details of all our safety measures can be found on our Visiting our Buildings guide.
If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home and try to avoid contact with people. Please visit the University webpages for more details.
Please see our Accessibility and Support Guide for further information.
We have a mixture of bookable and non-bookable individual study spaces available at Bill Bryson Library - please see our Study Spaces Guide for full details.
Visit our website for details of IT and equipment available within the Library.
Lidded hot and cold soft drinks and cold food are currently allowed on all levels of the Library. You can bring in reusable, lidded drink containers to have during your study time, which may be refilled using the water fountains.
Small Island Coffee is located on Level 2 of Bill Bryson Library and offers a range of sandwiches, salads, drinks and snacks. Please see Small Island Coffee webpages for current opening times.
Please remember to clean as you go during your time in the building and place all rubbish in the bins provided.
Along with members of Durham University, we are also pleased to welcome external students, researchers and visitors to Bill Bryson Library.
For more information, visit our website.
Please review our floor maps to help you to:
Find out how many free study spaces there currently are at the Bill Bryson Library by clicking the link above.