Summertown Library | Oxfordshire County Council

Summertown Library

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

Services and features


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


The new refurbishment of Summertown Library is now complete.

Delivered in partnership with the Friends of Summertown Library, the major new refurbishment of the library is now finished and includes:

  • Brand new shelving
  • New children’s library
  • Improved public computer facilities
  • Soft seating areas
  • Improvements to the library frontage

We would like to invite customers old and new to come to the library this summer and see the new facilities for themselves.

The library will be closed on Thursday
27 September, from 5.30pm - 11pm,
with no extended opening hours for
open access customers. This will be
to allow an event to happen in the
library. We apologise for any

Opening hours

Day Staffed Unstaffed
Monday 9.30am - 5pm 6 - 11.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 6.30pm 7.30 - 11.30pm
Wednesday - 9.30am - 11.30pm
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

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

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.

What's on

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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.



Summertown Library
South Parade
United Kingdom

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

Public transport and parking

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.

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