George Green Library

George Green Library

Welcome to George Green Library - supporting the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science.

Opening times  |  Visiting  |  What's available?  |  Access  |  Help

News and updates

George Green Library glass lift out of order

The glass lift is currently out of order, restricting access to Lower A, D and F Floor, including the café at the library.
30 May 2023

Have you used our Assistive Technology Rooms?

We value your feedback, and use suggestions to improve our spaces and equipment. Send us your thoughts on our ATRs and ESRs, whether it's something we've done well, or something we could improve on.
25 May 2023

Contact the Library Helpline via phone, email or Live Chat. Library status


Opening times

Last entry to the library is 15 minutes before the advertised library closing time. Library closing procedures are announced by tannoy.

Term time opening hours 

24-hour opening finishes at 8am on Friday 16 June

24/7 opening hours 

DayLibraryHelp desk
Monday - Friday 24 hours 8am - 9.45pm
Saturday 24 hours 9am - 4.45pm
Sunday 24 hours 9.30am - 4.45pm


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Visiting the library


George Green Library
University Park

Find your book with our interactive mapGoogle Maps

Library essentials

  • Bring your University Card or Library Card for entrance. What if I forget my card?
  • Please eat hot food in the cafe area of the library only.
  • Please don't leave your belongings unattended, keep them with you at all times.
  • Visit Safety on Campus for the latest advice on staying safe and well.

Take a look inside

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What's available in the library?

Facilities and study space

Browse the library and book locations using the interactive map of George Green Library.

The following services are available in the library:

Get Library Ready

The nearest Prayer rooms can be found in the Portland Building. Visit the Chaplaincy website for more information.


Books and locations

George Green Library is home to subject resources for the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science as well as titles from our leisure reading collection.

You can find your book using our interactive 3D map of George Green.

You can search our collections using the library discovery tool, NUsearch

Not sure where to start? Take a look at our subject guides to discover the key resources for your subject area including books, journals, databases and more.

Discover our collections



You will need your University Card for access to the library. 

George Green Library has:

  • door access via level A doors
  • six floors, lift available
  • accessible unisex WC
  • low level service point
  • parking for blue badge holders nearby (at the School of Mathematical Sciences)
  • Deaf Alerter system installed

Access plans showing emergency exits and refuges:


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Help and support

Contact Library staff

  • Library staff (wearing blue lanyards) will be happy to answer any questions about our libraries.
  • Email George Green Library at
  • For general library queries, please contact the Library Helpline by email, phone or Live Chat.

Too noisy?

If you are finding it difficult to study because of noise disruption, please let Library staff know.

You can message the library on WhatsApp at 07825 753877.

Health and wellbeing

A Healthy U wellbeing notice board is available in the library (opposite the self-service machines). This includes information about support services at the university.

You will also find a calm space next to the library entrance (opposite Mathematical Sciences). This space has soft furnishings, calming colours, crafts and wellbeing resources.

Report and supportGuide to wellbeing support at the university (PDF)


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