Due to essential building work access to our printed collections will be severely curtailed in the period May to December. If you are planning to visit the Library during this period to consult our printed collections please contact us as far in advance as possible. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Access to archives and manuscripts will be unaffected.
The Library is open from10am to 5pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 10am to 7.30pm on Thursdays. Last document orders are at 4.30pm (includingThursday evenings). If you intend to arrive at the Library after 4.30pm on Thursday please order your material 48hrs in advance. This can be done either in the reading room or by emailing email@example.com. Please note that Library is closed on Mondays. The Library will close for Easter at 7.30pm on Thursday 17 April and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 29 April 2014.
Appointments are not necessary, but please read the page on 'Using the Library' for details of how to obtain a reader's ticket.
The Library is closed on public holidays, for 10 days at Christmas beginning on Christmas Eve, for ten days at Easter beginning on Good Friday, and exceptionally at other times.