Newsflash:

The Library is closed onsite, open online. See updates here.

Opening hours

The Library is temporarily closed onsite, open online until the current lockdown order is lifted.

Reading Rooms

Monday to Thursday

9 am to 8 pm

Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

10 am to 5 pm

All requests for collection items must be made at least 1 hour before closing. 

Exhibition Galleries

Monday and Tuesday

9 am to 5 pm

Wednesday and Thursday *

9 am to 8 pm

Friday

9 am to 5 pm
Weekends and public holidays 10 am to 5 pm
*Until 30 June as part of Culture Up Late  

 

The Library Shop 

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

11 am to 5 pm

Shakespeare Room

Temporarily closed

 

Friends Room

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm
Weekends CLOSED

Library Cafe 

Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

 10 am to 5 pm