Members of the public
Members of the public (including users through Combined Universities in Cornwall) may use the library free of charge for reference purposes.
Temporary opening hours will be in place from Monday 29 July until Sunday 22 September – Monday to Friday 9:00-18:00, Saturday to Sunday 09:00-17:00. Visitor restrictions will be in place from Monday 29 July to Saturday 31 August.
Our visitor policy will be changing on 1 September. Please see our Self-Help article for further details.
Visitors must be 18 or over. Exceptions are:
- children accompanied at all times by a
responsible adult e.g. parent/guardian.
If you would like to borrow
books, you need to register as an associate member, for which a fee is payable.
See below for more information.
To enter to
the library, visitors must sign in at the reception desk and provide photo identification from the following list:
- passport or National ID card
- current full UK/EU driving licence
- bus pass/rail card
- NUS card/University/college card
- work ID.
Please note: copies of ID shown on a mobile device are not acceptable proof of ID and we reserve the right to refuse entry.
A visitor’s pass will be issued which should be returned to the reception desk on leaving. Our Visitor Privacy notice is available on Self-Help.