Summertown Library

Opening hours, contact details and more information about Summertown Library.

Opening hours
Staffed Unstaffed
Monday 9.30am - 5pm 6 - 11.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 6.30pm 7.30 - 11.30pm
Wednesday 9.30 - 11.30am
Thursday 9.30am - 6.30pm 7.30 - 11.30pm
Friday 9.30am - 5pm 6 - 11.30pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm 5 - 11.30pm
Sunday 10am - 11.30pm

This library offers access during unstaffed hours on bank holidays.

Access during unstaffed hours

To gain access during unstaffed hours you need to register at the library. Once setup you can use your library card and PIN to gain access.

Some facilities may not be available during unstaffed hours.

Out of hours returns

Out of hours returns available - except Christmas, New Year and Easter.

Services and facilities

  • Digital helper
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Books in other languages
  • Audio books
  • eBooks and eAudio
  • DVDs
  • Music CDs - Music library
  • Computers and Internet
  • Bus pass, Blue Badge, resident parking validation services
  • Local studies collection
  • Free wi-fi
  • Printing and copying

Accessibility and access

  • Disabled parking
  • Push-pad operated door
  • Ramped access


Turrill Sculpture Garden

Walking through the library brings you to a landscaped sculpture garden which is maintained by the Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden and has a series of exhibitions of work by Oxfordshire artists. The garden is open during library opening hours.

Getting here

The bus stops are a five minute walk from the library. The nearest car park is the Ferry Centre on the Banbury Road, which is 10 - 20 minutes' walk from the library.


Summertown Library
South Parade

Contact us

Tel: 01865 558290
24-hours renewal: 0845 1202811 - PIN required

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