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Library at Walton Hall

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Library sign and sculpture at Walton Hall

The library building on the Open University campus at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes offers study spaces for OU students and staff, as well as staff and students from other universities and local colleges.

Please check the opening hours before you visit. 

The campus map shows the location of the library and parking. Disabled parking is available behind the building and access is via a ramp and an automatic door. Toilets are available on every floor and there are two lifts as well as stairs to move you between floors.

Study facilities

Study spaces are available on the first and second floors. The first floor offers tables for quiet study, while the second floor is more suitable for group study or those who prefer some background noise.

Five rooms are available for private study.


Wi-Fi access is available throughout the Library via The Cloud network.

Students from other Universities can access the Eduroam Wi-Fi network, please ask your home institution for more details.

Computing facilities

PCs are available on the first floor of the library building for educational use by Open University staff, students and visitors.

Use of computers is subject to the:

  • Open University Acceptable Use policies for all staff and contracted third parties
  • Open University Student Computing Policy  (requires login) for OU students

Software on the Library computers

All users may use the internet and Microsoft Office. Please note: All internet activity on the public access PCs is monitored.

Computer access in other libraries

Various schemes give OU staff and students access to PCs in other libraries.