Singleton Park and Bay Campus Libraries

From Tuesday, 5th January 2016, the Library and Information Centre at Singleton Park and the Bay Library will be open 24 hours, every day of the year except for the following three days:  Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December) and New Year’s Day (1 January). Desks will be staffed from 8am-12am seven days a week.

 

Day

Building Open

Staffed Hours

     

Monday - Friday

24 hours

8am* - 12am

Saturday - Sunday

24 hours

8am - 12am

Opening times for other branches: South Wales Miners' Library Banwen ; St. David's Park Library

 *The service desks will be closed until 10am on Tuesday mornings for staff training.

Security staff will also be in the building during the evening hours.

Outside of staffed hours, the Libraries are open for self-service only... you are able to:

  • Borrow and renew most books using the self-issue machines.
  • Pay fines and fees of £5 or more by credit/debit card at the self-issue machines.
  • Return books using the self-return unit.
  • Renew and reserve books via iFind, the library catalogue. (During the Summer vacation you cannot reserve books).
  • Photocopy, print and scan.
  • Use the networked PCs and laptops.
  • Have access to books, journals, DVDs and all other items in the main collection.

But you are unable to:

  • Use the Short loan and Theses collections (although overnight loan books are available from the open shelves).
  • Pay fines by cash or under £5.
  • Issue out books if you owe fines.
  • Have the assistance of library staff for subject work.
  • Collect reserved books and items.
  • Place or pick up Inter-Library Loan requests.