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George Green Library

George Green Library

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


Extended opening hours for Ramadan

Following feedback from students, we are extending the opening times of three libraries to support students who are observing Ramadan.

From 28 April - 12 May, George Green Library will be open until 4am (Sunday to Thursday):

Please bring your University Card for entry and follow the Covid-19 safety measures in place at all times.

Library staff are available to help with any questions about using our library services. Get in touch via phone, email or Live Chat.


George Green Library
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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Visiting the library

  • During the current period of national restrictions, we ask that you visit our libraries only when essential.
  • Book a study space or drop in for a short stay visit of up to 30 minutes. 
  • No booking is needed for study space after 9pm.
  • Please bring your University Card or Library Card for access.
  • Anyone failing to follow the Covid-19 safety measures will be asked to leave the library and will be unable to book study space for seven days.
  • Failure to follow the safety measures is a breach of the Code of Discipline for Students.

Covid-19 safety measures

  • Wear a face covering at all times, including when using study space (unless exempt).
  • Face coverings should be well-fitting and cover the nose and mouth.
  • Study spaces are for individual, silent use only. Do not move furniture or gather in groups.
  • Keep two metres distance from others around the library (even with those in your household or bubble).
  • Do not eat; drinks can be consumed but please replace your face covering as soon as possible.
  • Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly - and wipe down surfaces before and after use.
  • Follow directional signage in the library, including one-way routes.
  • Do not visit the library if you have symptoms of coronavirus.

Opening times

George Green Library opening hours

Day Hours 
Monday to Thursday

8.30am - 4am

Monday 31 May (Bank Holiday)
9am - 2am

Friday 8.30am - 9pm
Saturday 12 noon - 4.30pm
Sunday 12 noon - 4am

Closing procedures

Last short stay entry to the library is 30 minutes before the advertised library closing time. Study space bookings will finish 15 minutes before the library closing time. Please leave the library promptly following one-way signage.

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What's available in the library?

Facilities and study space

Please use the 24/7 book box outside the library to return books.

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

The following services are available in the library:

Short stay drop-in visit (30 minutes)


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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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