Current Students

Library services

Our libraries are still open online

Online support will be available Monday to Thursday, 9.00am to 7.00pm and Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Use our online Library Catalogue to find and access e-books. You can use our Library Online Guides to find more information, contact details and links to online resources.

We have renewed any books on loan until the 26th February 2021.

Term time opening hours

David Hockney Library

  • Monday to Thursday, 9.00am to 7.00pm
  • Friday: 9.00am to 5pm

Trinity Green Library

  • Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.00pm

Opening times may change in accordance with Government guidance and the College closure of buildings.

Please visit Library News on Library Online for more information about the Library Service.

Borrowing and returning books

For students wanting to borrow items from the Library we recommend using our Request and Collect service, this allows you to request items before you come into the Library.  You are still welcome to come in to browse the shelves.

Library staff can provide help with:

Use our online Library Catalogue to find both print and online resources. You can use our Library Online Guides to find more information, contact details and links to resources.

When you’re books are due back to the library, there is a book returns box available in the foyer near Reception. Students can simply post the books they are returning in the box.

Our Covid safe measures mean library staff will quarantine returned books for a period of time before they go back on shelves or go out to other students.

Find out main library on the second floor of David Hockney Building

We have two libraries which you can use as a Bradford College student. One is on the second floor of the David Hockney Building (pictured above), and one is on the ground floor of Trinity Green

Contact us

Library staff are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm:

Speak to a subject librarian

Need help with your assignment?

Why not book a slot with one of our Academic Liaison Librarians. You can see their details on the Library website.

Academic Liaison Librarians can help you find a book or article, access an electronic resource, or learn how to reference correctly.

You can book a one to one session by email, telephone in person or via Microsoft Teams.


Library Services Customer Charter

We will work to ensure that all our customers can benefit from the Library’s collections, services and expertise, by improving access and creating a welcoming environment, both onsite and online.

You can expect:

  • excellent customer service from a friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • equality of access to our services, resources and facilities
  • a quality learning environment, conducive to study and research
  • relevant, current and high-quality printed and electronic resources to support your study and research
  • a professional enquiry service to help you use the library effectively
  • your comments and complaints to be dealt with promptly and in confidence
  • your feedback and ideas to be used to develop and review our services

We expect you to:

  • make the most of the library resources and services
  • give us feedback about the service so we can continually improve
  • show consideration to other library users and staff
  • take responsibility for items that you borrow or use in the library
Last updated: 05 January 2021

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