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Opening hours
Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday 09:30 - 16:30
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April - Tuesday 22nd April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday 09:30 - 16:30
Sunday Closed

Please note:
The UCL Bartlett Library opens at 10:00 on the first Thursday of each month.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Open 09:30-16:30
  • Monday 26 May: Open 09:30-16:30

Please note: The Cruciform Library is now located on the 2nd floor of the Science Library

  Reading Rooms Self Service Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:00 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed
Throughout Easter, normal 24 hour opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April Close at 21:00 (Issue Desk 11:00-17:45, self-service until 20:45)
Friday 18th – Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday 22nd April Re-open 08:45, resume 24 hour opening (Issue Desk 11:00-17:45)
  Reading Rooms Self Service Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:00 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed

Please note:
Issue Desk services open at 10:00 on the first Wednesday of each month.

Library reopens in Science Library, 2nd floor

The Library has now moved to its temporary home in the Science Library while building works take place to create the Cruciform Hub; opening hours for the reading rooms and services on the Ground Floor are as for the Science Library.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Reading Rooms open 08:45-22:30, Issue Desk: 11:00-17:45
  • Monday 26 May: Reading Rooms open 08:45-22:30, Issue Desk: 11:00-17:45
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Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April - Tuesday 22nd April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note:
The Action on Hearing Loss Library is open to the public for reference access. There is no need to make an appointment, although anyone travelling from a distance is advised to check with us first that the library will be open as advertised.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Closed
  • Monday 26 May: Closed
Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April - Tuesday 22nd April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note:
On the first Thursday of each month, the library will open at 10:30, until further notice.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Closed
  • Monday 26 May: Closed
Monday 09:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 21:00
Thursday 09:30 - 21:00
Friday 09:30 - 19:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April - Tuesday 22nd April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 09:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 21:00
Thursday 09:30 - 21:00
Friday 09:30 - 19:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Please note:
  • Issue Desk services open at 10:00 on the last Friday of each month.
  • The 5th floor Institute of Archaeology cluster will close 15 minutes before the library closes.
Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Open 11:00-17:45
  • Monday 26 May: Closed
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April - Tuesday 22nd April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note:
The ICH Library is closed during College closure periods and on Bank Holidays. Staff and postgraduate students who are members of the library and who work at ICH or GOSH can obtain access to the library at any time during the normal ICH opening hours, which are currently Monday to Sunday from 08:00 to 22:45.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Closed (normal out of hours reference arrangements apply, see above)
  • Monday 26 May: Closed (normal out of hours reference arrangements apply, see above)
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Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April 09:00-17:00
Friday 18th April - Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

*Please note:
Entry to our building is restricted after 18:00. Please ensure that you arrive by 18:00.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Closed
  • Monday 26 May: Closed
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  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed
Sunday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April - Tuesday 22nd April Issue Desk closed (Reference only for existing library members 09:00-13:00)
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed
Sunday 09:00 - 13:00
Reference only for existing library members
Closed

Please note:
If you wish to join the Library you must make your first visit during Issue Desk opening hours.

Existing library members can access the Library outside of Issue Desk opening hours for reference only. A valid UCL ID card / Moorfields Eye Hospital ID card / UCL Library card must be produced at reception.

Public holidays: Opening arrangements are the same as weekends.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Issue Desk closed, reference only for members 09:00-13:00
  • Monday 26 May: Issue Desk closed, reference only for members 09:00-13:00
Monday 08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00
Thursday 08:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00-16:00
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April 8:30-17:00
Friday 18th – Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00
Thursday 08:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00-16:00
Sunday Closed
Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Closed
  • Monday 26 May: Closed
Monday 09:15 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:15 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:15 - 20:00
Thursday 09:15 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 20:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April 11:00-18:00
Friday 18th – Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday 22nd April 11:00-18:00
Monday 09:15 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:15 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:15 - 20:00
Thursday 09:15 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 20:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed

Renewals: You can renew your loans online via Explore (you will need your Library PIN for this), or leave a message on the Renewals voicemail: 020 7679 4208, internal ext. 24208.
Returns: When the library is closed, books can be returned via the Bookdrop on the ground floor, next to the student pigeonholes.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Open 11:00-17:45
  • Monday 26 May: Open 11:00-17:45
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 09:30 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
Closed
Throughout Easter, normal 24 hour opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April Close at 21:00 (Issue Desk 11:00-17:45)
Friday 18th – Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday 22nd April Re-open 08:45, resume 24 hour opening (Issue Desk 11:00-17:45)
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 09:30 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
Closed

Please note:
During weekends and evening periods we are open principally to offer a books loans service and to handle related queries. Enquiries of a more complex nature or regarding other services may need to be referred to staff who work office hours. See our help pages for details.

In addition, the Library does not manage general computing, which is instead the responsibility of the Information Systems Division. Their Information Service Desk's opening hours, plus further information, is available.

Bank holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Reading Rooms open 08:45-22:30, Issue Desk: 11:00-17:45
  • Monday 26 May: Reading Rooms open 08:45-22:30, Issue Desk: 11:00-17:45
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  Ground floor (entrance area) Upper floor (TESA & quiet study)
Monday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April 09:00-18:00
Friday 18th – Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday 22nd April 09:00-18:00
  Ground floor (entrance area) Upper floor (TESA & quiet study)
Monday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 17:00 11:00 - 17:00
Library open on Sundays, from Sunday 06 April to end of July

We are pleased to announce that from Sunday 06 April to end of July 2014, the Royal Free Medical Library will be open each Sunday 11:00-17:00.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Open 09:00-18:00
  • Monday 26 May: Open 09:00-18:00
Monday 08:45 - 22:00
Tuesday 08:45 - 22:00
Wednesday 08:45 - 22:00
Thursday 08:45 - 22:00
Friday 08:45 - 18:00
Saturday 08:45 - 17:00
Sunday Closed
Dates Details
Saturday 29th - Sunday 30th March LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 31st March - Friday 4th April 09:00-17:00
Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 7th - Friday 11th April 09:00-17:00
Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 14th - Wednesday 16th April 09:00-17:00
Thursday 17th - Tuesday 22nd April LIBRARY CLOSED
Wednesday 23rd - Friday 25th April 09:00-17:00
Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th April LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday 08:45 - 22:00
Tuesday 08:45 - 22:00
Wednesday 08:45 - 22:00
Thursday 08:45 - 22:00
Friday 08:45 - 22:00
Saturday 08:45 - 17:00
Sunday Closed
Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Closed
  • Monday 26 May: Closed
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  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday Open from 09:00 09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Thursday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Saturday Close at 17:00 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 Closed
Throughout Easter, normal 24 hour opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April Closes at 17:00
Friday 18th – Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday 22nd April Re-open 10:00, resume 24 hour opening
  Reading Rooms Issue Desk
Monday Open from 09:00 09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Thursday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 24 hour opening 09:00 - 21:00
Saturday Close at 17:00 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 Closed
Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Open from 10:00, then 24 hour opening (Issue Desk 10:00-17:00)
  • Monday 26 May: Open from 10:00, then 24 hour opening (Issue Desk 10:00-17:00)
  Reading Rooms Self Service Assistance Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:30 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:30 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed
Throughout Easter, normal 24 hour opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Thursday 17th April Close at 21:00 (Issue Desk 11:00-17:45, self-service until 20:45)
Friday 18th – Monday 21st April LIBRARY CLOSED
Tuesday 22nd April Re-open 08:45, resume 24 hour opening including self-service (Issue Desk 11:00-17:45)
  Reading Rooms Self Service Assistance Desk
Monday Open from 08:45 Open from 08:45 09:00 - 20:45
Tuesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Wednesday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Thursday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 09:00 - 20:45
Friday 24 hour opening 24 hour opening 10:00 - 20:45
Saturday Close at 21:00 Close at 21:00 11:00 - 17:45
Sunday 11:00 - 21:00
(holders of UCL Library Cards only)
11:15 - 20:45 Closed

Please note:
During weekends and evening periods we are open principally to offer a books loans service and to handle related queries. Enquiries of a more complex nature or regarding other services may need to be referred to staff who work office hours. See our help pages for details.

In addition, the Library does not manage general computing, which is instead the responsibility of the Information Systems Division. Their Information Service Desk's opening hours, plus further information, is available.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Reading Rooms open 08:45-22:30, Issue Desk: 11:00-17:45
  • Monday 26 May: Reading Rooms open 08:45-22:30, Issue Desk: 11:00-17:45
  Reading Rooms Enquiry Service
Monday Closed 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 16:45 09:30 - 16:45
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed
Throughout Easter, normal term time opening applies, except for the following:
Dates Details
Wednesday 16th April 09:30-17:00 (Enquiry Service 09:30-16:30)
Thursday 17th - Tuesday 22nd April LIBRARY CLOSED
  Reading Rooms Enquiry Service
Monday Closed 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

Please note:
It is essential to book in advance to make sure of a reading room place and check that the items requested are available.

Bank Holiday arrangements
  • Monday 05 May: Closed
  • Monday 26 May: Closed

Last modified 13 January 2014

 
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