Open hours

Central Library, South Kensington

Open 24 hours

Except every Friday 23.00 - Saturday 10.00 – closed

Room bookings available 08.30 – 22.00

Campus libraries

Opening times vary, see Our libraries


Contact us

We are unable to make bookings on your behalf.

For enquiries please contact Library Services:

+44 (0)20 7594 8810

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Thursday 4 July 2019

On Thursday 4 July the library service will close for staff training

Central Library will open with self-service only

Some access to campus libraries will be available, see our libraries for details


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Central Library Group study rooms

Students only may book two sessions in any seven days (maximum booking of two hours allowed per day). If the group has not arrived after 15 minutes Library Services may reassign the time slot to another user.

Non-members of Imperial will not be permitted to enter the Central Library in order to join a group of students who have booked a group study room.

Business Zone PCs

Users booking PCs in the Business and Finance Software Zone must be using Bloomberg, Datastream or Moody's software.

Central Library Training rooms

Training room terms of use

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