Get ready for Christmas!

Opening Hours
The libraries will be closed from Monday 24 December – Tuesday 1 January. See vacation opening times for details.

Book Loans
Auto Renewals for books will be in place during the vacation. Recalled items are expected to be returned at the start of the new term. Please check your library account for confirmation of return dates.

Requesting Items from other USW sites
This service will be suspended from the end of Monday 17 December until Wednesday 2 January. Submit your request by Monday 10 December to maximise your chances of getting the title in your Christmas stocking! Requests available for collection will be held until Friday 21 December.

British Library requests
Prepare ahead! The last day for submitting British Library requests is Monday 17 December. Requests added after this date will be dealt with as from Wednesday 2 January.

Online Chat Service during 24 December – 1 January. Due to University closure, the chat service is limited to 16:30 – 08:30 for basic library queries. Outside of these hours you can submit your enquiry to These will be dealt with promptly upon our return on 2 January 2019.

Laptop Loans at Treforest & Glyntaff
Laptops issued on 19 December can be kept until 2 January.

BoB – Media Players
Fancy a Christmas classic? All your favourite films are available on BoB.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!