Christmas & New Year opening hours

All council run libraries will close at 4pm on Saturday 22 December 2018 and re-open on Saturday 29 December 2018 at 10am. These libraries, with the exception of Lordshill Library, will also be open Monday 31 December 2018 from 10am to 4pm. 

All libraries will be closed Tuesday 1 January 2019. Normal operating hours will resume Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

Any items on loan due to be returned during this period will be due back on or after Wednesday 2 January 2019. 

Community run libraries operating hours will differ per branch so a full breakdown of opening hours for each individual library can be found below. 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of our library staff, volunteers and community partners.

Council Libraries:

Central Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Monday 31 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Bitterne Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Monday 31 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Lordshill Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed 
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Monday 31 December 2018 - closed 
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume. 

Portswood Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed 
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Monday 31 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Shirley Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Monday 31 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Woolston Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed 
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Monday 31 December 2018 - open 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Community Libraries:

Burgess Road Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed 
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed 
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - closed
Monday 31 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed 
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Cobbett Hub & Library

Monday 24 December 2018 - open 10am to 1pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed 
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed 
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - closed
Monday 31 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed 
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - closed
Thursday 3 January 2019 - closed 
Friday 4 January 2019 - closed
Saturday 5 January 2019 - closed
Monday 7 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Millbrook Community Library 

Monday 24 December 2018 - open 10am to 12noon
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed 
Saturday 29 December - closed
Monday 31 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

Thornhill Community Library 

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - closed
Monday 31 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.

YMCA Weston Community Library 

Monday 24 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 - closed
Friday 28 December 2018 - closed
Saturday 29 December 2018 - closed
Monday 31 December 2018 - closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed
Wednesday 2 January 2019 - normal opening hours resume.