Open hours

All our libraries are temporarliy closed. For enquiries email


Room bookings available 08.30 - 22.00

Central Library building open:

24 hours (except every Friday 23.00 - Saturday 10.00 – closed)

Information Hub staff available:

Monday - Friday 08.30 – 21.00
Saturday - 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday – 11.00 - 19.00

Summer vacation
Monday - Friday 09.00 – 19.00
Saturday - 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday – desks unstaffed (library building open)

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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Libraries closed

All our libraries are currently closed and we are operating remote online services.

All remaining lunchtime workshops for the 2019/20 academic year will be delivered online. Please book your place via Library bookings as normal. You will receive an email closer to the date of the workshop with joining instructions.

For queries email

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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). Bookings cannot be made more than six days in advance. 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. Library staff must log users in to Moody's - please check opening hours for Information Hub staff availability.

Central Library Training rooms

Training room terms of use

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