Christmas and new year opening times

Our libraries are staffed as follows over Christmas and the New Year. 24 hour access will work as usual outside these hours.

At the Royal Sussex County Hospital, the Audrey Emerton Building reception will not be staffed between Christmas and the New year, so to enter you will need to have 24-hour access enabled on your swipe card. Ask at library reception or e-mail us if you’d like this set up.


19th to 21st December 8.30am – 5.00pm

22nd December 8.30am – 5pm

23rd December 8.30am – 3pm

26th  to 27th December Closed

28th December 8.30am – 4pm

29th December 8.30am – 4pm

30th December 8.30am – 4pm

31st December to 2nd January – Closed

3rd January 8.30am – 7.00pm


Monday 19 December to Thursday 22 December: 9am – 5pm

Closed from 3pm Friday 23 December to 9am Tuesday 3 January

Tuesday 3 January: 9am – 5pm

Mill View –

Monday 19 December to Thursday 22 December: 9.30am – 5.30pm

Closed from Friday 23 December to Tuesday 27 December

Wednesday 28 December toThursday 29 December 9.30am – 5.30pm

Closed Friday 30 December to Monday 2 January

Tuesday 3 January: 9.30am – 5.30pm