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Visitor Information

We welcome visitors, aged 18 years and over, to our High Wycombe and Uxbridge libraries. Please complete an Access@Bucks Application Form and email it to the library team prior to your visit to arrange membership. If you are applying under the SCONUL scheme please also forward a copy of your acceptance letter.

After receiving confirmation, bring photo ID and proof of address to the Gateway Reception to collect your access card.

Our visitor opening hours:

Term time opening hours:

  • Monday - Thursday - 8.30am to 11.30pm
  • Friday - 8.30am to 9pm
  • Saturday and Sunday - 11am to 6pm

Vacation opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 8.30am to 5pm

To ensure we have the resources you need, please check our Library catalogue prior to your visit.

All visitors should observe Library regulations when using our libraries.

Specific visitor information is as follows:

Bucks Alumni

You can join the library for £45 per annum. Bring photo ID and proof of address. We will issue you with a Bucks Associate card.

Membership allows you to borrow up to four items at a time and free Wi-Fi access on your personal laptop or device. To join, contact the library service desk in The Gateway on the High Wycombe Campus.

Please note that this library membership does not include access to the Bucks network or e-resource subscriptions.

External Borrowers

You can join the library for £90 per annum. Bring photo ID and proof of address. We will issue you with a Bucks Associate card.

Membership allows you to borrow up to four items at a time and free Wi-Fi access on your personal laptop or device. To join, contact the library service desk in The Gateway on the High Wycombe Campus.

Please note that this library membership does not include access to the Bucks network or e-resource subscriptions.

Retired Bucks Employees

You have free library membership for three years which allows you to borrow up to four items. You have free Wi-Fi access on your personal laptop or device. To join, contact the library service desk in The Gateway on the High Wycombe Campus.

Please note that this library membership does not include access to the Bucks network or e-resource subscriptions.

Sconul

Staff and students from other UK universities can use our libraries via the Sconul Access Scheme. Bring a printed copy of your Sconul authorisation email and ID card from your home institution. We will issue you with a Bucks Associate card.

Sconul borrower categories A, B and C can borrow up to four items. Sconul category R users can access printed books and journals for reference only. You have free Wi-Fi access on your personal laptop or device.

Please note that this library membership does not include access to the Bucks network or e-resource subscriptions.

Access@Bucks

Members of the public are welcome to join the library. This gives you access for six months to our libraries for reference use of printed books and journals. You have free Wi-Fi access on your personal laptop or device.

Please note that this library membership does not include access to the Bucks network or e-resource subscriptions.