Your Library This Christmas, 2022

2022 is nearly over! As the autumn term draws to a close, we have information about our Christmas opening hours, and details of our holiday themed activities. To skip to different sections of the blog post please use the links below… OPENING HOURS – IN-PERSON ACTIVITIES – CHRISTMAS WISHES PADLET – FESTIVE FILMS Opening Hours […]


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Welcome To The Library

Welcome Week is here! We have lots of activities planned in October, so you can learn more about the Library and what we offer. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved! What’s happening: Library tours: At Colchester: we’ll be running guided tours Monday 3 October – Friday 14 October 10am-6pm, no need […]

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Library Discovery Days

Discover how the Library can enhance your teaching and research! All academic staff are invited to our libraries for a series of events which will showcase key services and collections that can be utilised in your teaching and research. The events are an opportunity to meet staff from across Library and Cultural Services, and a […]

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Supporting your exams in 2022

Your library is here to help you succeed during this year’s assessment period. We’ll be supporting you in the following ways: Online Support via live chat & email Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, and via email only Sat & Sun 12-8pm. View our contact us page for details. For more information on a topic, access our Subject Guides […]

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Your Library This Easter

Spring has arrived and Easter is on the way! 🌼  We’ll be taking a break over the holiday period, so please read on for information about our opening hours and the services which will be available during this time. OPENING HOURS 🐣 Colchester Thursday 14 April – main library closing at 8pmFriday 15 April – closedSaturday […]

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Introducing Skills at Library

Skills at Library We are excited to be officially launching Skills at Library on the 7 March at Skills Fest. Skills at Library covers a range of tools and resources designed to support students and researchers in their academic careers. This support includes workshops, one-to-one appointments with a Librarian, and online resources. Nice to meet […]

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Welcome Events at the library

It’s Welcome Week and we have lots of activities planned to help you get to know your Library. If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Library yet, this is your official invitation to wander over, take a tour of the building, and get to know the Library and Cultural Services Team! You can find more […]

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Plastic Free July

This year we wanted to help create awareness of Plastic Free July, a charity established in Australia which has become a global movement. In recent years we have become ever more aware of how single-use plastics are polluting our land and oceans; the Plastic Free Foundation is working towards eliminating plastic waste from our planet. […]

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