Operating 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. Please note: Special Collections has different operating hours.)

Date Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday
Term time hours 2016  
26/09/16 - 17/12/16 09:00 – 20:45 09:00 – 18:15 09:45 – 17:15
Christmas vacation hours 2016      

19/12/16 - 7/1/17

Christmas / New Year closure 
the Library will be closed 24/12/16 - 2/1/17

09:00 – 17:45 09:00 – 17:45 09:45 – 17:15
Term time hours 2017      
from 9/1/17 09:00 – 20:45 09:00 – 18:15 09:45 – 17:15