Opening hours

30 minutes before closing – The Membership desk is closed. Entry into the Library is only possible with a valid Library card.

15 minutes before closing
Access into the Library is not possible. All floors, services and facilities are closed.

 
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.

Summer (Vacation hours) 2014
9 June – 27 September Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 18:00
Friday: 9:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
Autumn (Term-time hours)
29 September – 20 December Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 18:30
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
22 – 23 December 09:00 – 18:00
24 December 2014 – 4 January 2015 (Christmas Vacation) Closed
Spring Term (2015)
5 – 10 January – Vacation hours Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
12 January – 6th June Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 18:30
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
2 April 2015 (Maundy Thursday) 09:45 – 17:30
3 April – 6 April (Easter Vacation) Closed
7 April (Easter Tuesday) 09:45 – 17:30
4 May (May Day) 09:45 – 17:30
25 May (Spring Bank Holiday) Closed
Summer Vacation (2015)
8 June – 28 September Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 09:45 – 17:30
29 – 31 August (Summer Bank Holiday) Closed