Extended Opening Hours at Puaka-James Hight (Central) Library

We are extending the opening hours of Puaka-James Hight Library (PJH) to support students studying for exams.
Closing time is extended to 11pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Tuesday 7 June to Sunday 19 June. 

PJH Library hours will be:
Monday to Friday:  8.00am to 11.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am to 11.00pm

See all library hours here.

Need a break from study?

Join us for some relaxing activities or enter our competitions!

Golden Ticket Challenge (Tuesday 7 – Sunday 19 June).
To make study week a bit more exciting and a little less stressful, we’re giving away chocolate!
Our librarians are hiding golden tickets around the three libraries on campus: Puaka-James Hight (Central), Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) and Macmillan Brown (MB) Library. Find the ticket and we’ll give you a tasty block of chocolate! To win, keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram for our twice-daily clues.

Te Rua Makerspace
The Te Rua Makerspace is hosting a range of fun and relaxing activities in the lead up to exams.  We also have a Puna lounge area to relax in, with snacks to enjoy. Drop by for a quick break – Level 2 Puaka-James Hight.
See more on the Te Rua Makerspace events calendar.

Useful Library Resources for Exam Time

Find yourself a cosy study nook and remember to check our Facebook or Instagram accounts regularly to see what’s happening in the Library.


UC Library | Ngā Puna Mātauraka
Phone:  +64 3 369 4888
Email:  library@canterbury.ac.nz
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