Cardiff campus library, book shelves

Cardiff Library


The Library is located on the ground floor of the ATRiuM building in Cardiff city centre. 

The Advice Zone online offers a welcoming first point of contact for all your student enquiries. 


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Opening Hours

Accessibility information



University of South Wales
Library and Student Centre
86-88 Adam Street
CF24 2FN

United Kingdom


For directions to Cardiff campus and a campus map see Cardiff Campus.

Study Spaces

Cardiff Library has different types of study spaces to suit your needs. No need to book individual spaces just call in. 
You can also book a group study space using Connect2. (4 bookable study pods with power sockets, ideal for group study. Two pods seat up to 6 people, two pods seat up to 4 people. All are bookable on Connect 2).


Types of study spaces

Cardiff Study Spaces

  • Silent Study - There is a silent study room in the library.
  • PCs & Macs - PCs and Macs are available throughout the library.
  • Laptop Bars - The centrally located laptop bar has plenty of power sockets available for laptop/tablet use (19 seats available).
  • Pods - There are 4 bookable study pods available with power sockets, adjustable air circulation and lighting (2 large pods - seats 6 and 2 small pods - seats 4).
  • Huddle booths - There are 10 HUDDLE high work booths in raspberry, charcoal, forest green and Egyptian blue to suit your study mood.
  • Group workspaces - available around the library.