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Our current opening hours (term 1)

Services during the Christmas Closure period

Please note that most Library sites will close at 17:00 on Friday 18 December and re-open at 09:00 on Monday 4 January 2021.

Please see our Christmas Opening Hours for further information.

Language & Speech Science Library closed

Owing to a flood in the building, the UCL Language & Speech Science Library click and collect service will be closed until further notice. Any LaSS Library books can be returned to the UCL Science Library.

Please contact us if you need help with any enquiries:
lib-lass@ucl.ac.uk.

1-19 Torrington Place

Study spaces, floors 6-10

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:30.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Bartlett Library

Study spaces and Click and collect

  • Monday - Tuesday; Thursday - Friday: 11:00 - 16:45.
  • Wednesday: Closed

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Bidborough House

Study spaces, levels 1 - 4

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:30.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Cruciform Hub

Study spaces

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Click and collect

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 20:45.
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45

Planned closures

The Cruciform Hub will be closed on these dates:

  • Thursday 19 November 2020
  • Thursday 26 November 2020
  • Thursday 03 December 2020
Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library

Study spaces

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 14:30.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Click and collect

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 15:00.
Institute of Archaeology Library

Study spaces and Click and collect

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 19:00.
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Institute of Education Library

Study spaces

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:30.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Click and collect

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:00.
Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Study spaces

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 15:30.

Study spaces are for UCL Institute of Ophthalmology students and staff only and need to be booked in advance.

Click and collect

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 16:00.
Language & Speech Science Library

Please note that the Language & Speech Science Library is currently closed until further notice due to flooding.

Click and collect only

  • Monday - Tuesday; Thursday - Friday: 12:00 - 14:00.
  • Wednesday: Closed.
Main Library

Study spaces

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:30.
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:30.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Help Point and Click and collect

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 20:45.
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45.

Membership

  • Monday: 12:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 - 19:00.
Queen Square Library

Study spaces and Click and collect

  • Thursday - Friday: 10:15 - 12:45 and 14:15 - 16:45.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance. Further details on our opening hours are on the Institute of Neurology website.

Ramsay Hall (New York Block)

Study spaces, first floor - level three

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:30.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Royal Free Hospital Medical Library

Study spaces

  • Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10:00 - 18:00.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Before you visit

Due to the restrictions in place for visiting the Royal Free Hospital, only staff and medical students working and studying at the Royal Free are permitted to access the Royal Free Hospital Medical Library at present. Please see our access arrangements for further details.

School of Pharmacy Library

Study spaces

  • Monday & Wednesday: 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday: 08:45 - 16:00.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Click and collect

  • Monday & Wednesday: 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday: 08:45 - 16:00.
School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library

Click and collect only

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 13:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00.

Please note

In the short term, there may be delays when requesting material from the following collections: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Finno-Ugrian, General Baltic, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Vojvodina, Yugoslavia.

Science Library

Study spaces

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:30.
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:30.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.

Help Point and Click and collect

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 20:45.
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45.
Senate House Hub

Study spaces

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 21:00.

Study spaces at Senate House Hub are for UCL postgraduates and staff only, and need to be booked in advance.

Special Collections

Special Collections Reading Room (South Junction)

  • Tuesday - Wednesday: 11:00 - 14:45.

Institute of Education Reading Room

  • Tuesday - Wednesday: 11:00 - 14:45.

Before visiting our reading rooms you will need to book an appointment. Please see visiting us for more information.

Reading Room at The National Archives

In line with current government guidelines, our reading room at The National Archives is currently closed.

Student Centre

Study spaces

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Study spaces need to be booked in advance.