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Hallward Library

Hallward Library supports the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences. It also houses a European Documentation Centre.

Contact details

Hallward Library
University Park
Nottingham,  NG7 2RD
Tel: 0115 95 14555

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External view of Hallward Library on University Park

Library facilities

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Opening times


General opening hours (when not in 24/7 opening)

DayLibrary Lending desk 
Monday to Friday  8am - 9.45pm 8am - 9.45pm 
Saturday  9am - 9.45pm 9am - 9.45pm 
Sunday  9.30am - 9.45pm 9.30am - 9.45pm 
Monday to Friday  8am - 8.45pm 9am - 8.45pm 
Saturday  9am - 8.45pm 9am - 8.45pm 
Sunday  9.30am - 8.45pm 9.30am - 8.45pm 

University term and semester dates

Closing procedures

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

Hallward Library is a large building to clear and close, and some areas and equipment will be unavailable earlier than the closing time.


Hallward Library has:

  • door access via level front door
  • four floors, lift available
  • accessible unisex WC's
  • low level service point
  • parking for blue badge holders in front of Library
  • Deaf Alerter system installed
  • Hearing Loop situated at reception desk, exit desk and lending desk

Access plans showing emergency exits and refuges:


Help and support

University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

Please see our Help and support page for
telephone and email
contact points