Library at Walton Hall

Our library is based at the Open University campus is at Walton Hall, in Milton Keynes. It is open to all for reference and study purposes. To see if you are entitled to any other services such as borrowing books, check the Borrowing at the Walton Hall Library page.

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 all floors. The first floor is designated quiet study space. The ground and second floors are also used for collaborative meetings by OU staff so are not always completely quiet.


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

You can connect any of your internet ready devices to the campus WIFI. Simply use your OUCU and password to sign into the Eduroam network.

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

Food and drink

A water bottle-filling fountain is provided on the library's ground floor - please bring your own bottle. No cups are provided. Drink and snack and vending machines are available in the same area.