Opening hours

15 minutes before closing: It is not possible to enter the Library. All floors, services and facilities are closed.

30 minutes before closing: the Membership desk is closed and it will not be possible to enter the Library without a valid Library card.

An out of hours book returns box is available on the ground floor of Senate House next to the reception desk. Also, please note that Historic Collections has different opening hours.

2014

6 January – 16 April Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 21:00
Friday: 09:45 – 18:30
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
Easter
17 April (Maundy Thursday) 09:45 – 17:30
18 – 21 April (Easter Vacation) Closed
22 April (Easter Tuesday) 09:45 – 17:30
 Spring
 23 April – 6 June Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 18:30
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
 5 May (May Day)  09:45 – 17:30
26 May (Spring Bank Holiday) Closed
Summer
9 June – 27 September Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 18:00
Friday: 9:00 – 18:30
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
23 – 25 September (Aug Bank Holiday) Closed
Autumn
29 September - Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 18:30
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30