Opening Hours


OXFORD COVID-19 RESPONSE: the MFO follows the guidance given by the university, which has introduced a policy on face coverings to be worn in shared settings indoors. The policy is expected to be in full operation by 7 September. Visit the university website to learn more about why face coverings are required and how the policy applies.

Click and Collect

Please note that the library will remain closed to the public until further notice, but that you will be able to place requests for items which would usually be available to borrow.

Click & Collect is designed to enable access to the Maison Française's lending collections while usual borrowing procedures are suspended due to the restrictions on access to library sites.

The items can be booked:
- By email at by quoting the number of your Library Card.
- By phone on 01865 274 224 (from Monday to Friday, from 2pm to 4pm).
- By giving the information linked to the item: title, author, shelfmark. Use SOLO to find out about the shelfmark and the availability of the resources.

You will receive a confirmation email inviting you to make an appointment for collection.
The requests will be processed within 1 to 3 working days.

Collect your booking:
The appointments take place from Monday to Friday from 2pm to 4pm.
Please ring at the entrance, and we will come to give you the books.


All the details regarding this service can be found here (in French and in English)


Please visit our website regularly for more updates


Phone +44 (0)1865 274224