Library Opening Hours

Singleton Park/Bay Campus Libraries

Term Time Hours for Singleton Park and Bay Campus Libraries

Please click here for opening hours during the 2018 summer vacation.

The Singleton Park and the Bay Campus Libraries are open 24 hours, every day of the year except for Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December) and New Year’s Day (1 January). Desks are normally staffed from 8am-midnight seven days a week.


Building Open

Staffed Hours


Monday - Friday

24 hours

8am* - 12am

Saturday - Sunday

24 hours

10am - 12am

*The service desk at Singleton Park Library will be closed until 10am on Tuesday mornings for staff training.

*The service desk at the Bay Library will be closed until 10am on Thursday mornings for staff training from the 1st October 2016.

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

Please be aware that following services are not available when the Library is unstaffed:

  • Access to the Short loan and Theses collections (although overnight loan books are available from the open shelves).
  • Paying fines by cash or under £5.
  • Issuing out books if you owe fines.
  • Having the assistance of library staff for subject work.
  • Collecting reserved books and items.
  • Picking up interlibrary loan items

South Wales Miners' Library

Term time Hours for South Wales Miners' Library

Monday - Thursday

9am - 8pm

Friday & Saturday

9am - 5pm



Banwen Library

Term Time Hours for Banwen Library

Wednesday 9.30am - 3pm*

*The opening hours are subject to change from time to time, so please telephone the South Wales Miners' Library (01792 518603) to check beforehand or if you require any other assistance.

St David's Park Library

Term Time Hours for St David's Park Library

Monday- Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday & Sunday CLOSED