Penryn Campus Library
Term-time opening hours
The Penryn campus library is currently operating with restricted access under Covid safe guidelines. For more information, please check our current service updates before you come onto campus.
|Library Open||Helpdesk Open||Live Chat|
|Mon - Fri||9am - 5pm||9am to 5pm||9am - 9pm|
|Sat - Sun||Closed||Closed||10am - 6pm|
The library is situated within The Exchange and Du Maurier buildings on the Penryn Campus, with the entrance on Level 1 of The Exchange.
The collection reflects the topics taught on the Campus and also provides a wide range of inspirational sources to students and staff working here.
Penryn Campus Library offers 24/7 study facilities and access to collections and PCs during term time, to support your individual study and research needs. WiFi throughout the building.
If working through the night please bear in mind that the library is not a suitable space to sleep, and if feeling tired please take a break or go home for a proper rest.
Stay safe – if you leave the library in the middle of the night, keep to the lit walkways on campus, try and walk with a friend, or get a taxi. If you have any security or welfare concerns overnight please speak to the Library Monitor or contact out of hours staff at Glasney Lodge on 01326 253503.
Please do not leave valuables unattended in the library.
Journals and Newspapers are available on Level 1 of The Exchange within comfortable and relaxed seating, with fantastic views of the Carrick Roads.
Printing and photocopying services are also available within the Library, along with the IT helpdesk also located on Level 1
Drinks and cold snacks can be consumed on Level 1 of the Library, and in the Solo Study space on Level 2. Lidded drinks in the Quiet Study on Level 2 of the Library, and bottled water only in the Reading Room.
Mobile phones are permitted in all areas, but we ask your phone is muted in the Quiet, Solo and silent study areas, and phone calls taken away from these areas.
The main subjects covered by the Penryn Campus Library collection are
- Cornish Studies
- Digital Games
- Earth and Environmental Sciences
- Engineering (Mining & Renewables)
- English and Writing
- Film and Television