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Joining and Using the Library

A guide to visiting, finding library collections, using the photocopiers and printing, and how to contact us

Contact and Opening hours

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7862 8936 during official opening hours only

Opening hours
Monday - Thursday 10.00am - 8.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 6.00pm

Holiday closure dates 2024/25

The Library will be closed at the following times:

Saturdays until Spring 2024: We very much regret that the Institute will not be able to open on Saturdays until the Warburg Renaissance building project is completed in Spring 2024. This is a temporary measure and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Easter: closed Thursday 28 March - Tuesday 2 April 2024 inclusive

Early May bank holiday: closed Monday 6 May 2024

Spring bank holiday: closed Monday 27 May 2024

Summer bank holiday: closed Monday 26 August 2024

Christmas and New Year 2024/25: closed Monday 23 December 2024 - Wednesday 1 January 2025 inclusive