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
Summer vacation hours 2016
06/06/16 – 26/08/16 09:00 – 17:45 09:00 – 17:45 09:45 – 17:15
27/08/16 – 29/08/16
Summer Bank Holiday
Closed
30/08/16 – 24/09/16 09:00 – 17:45 09:00 – 17:45 09:45 – 17:15