Library locations and opening hours

Please check opening hours below over the summer vacation period.

Libraries open seven days a week during term time. Check each Library site opening hours before visiting.  

The Special Collections Reading Room is open Monday, Thursday and Friday. Visitors from outside the University will need to arrange an appointment.  

Aldgate Library

Contact form

020 7133 4444

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Christmas Vacation Opening Hours

Monday 17th of December 2018 to Sunday 6th of January 2019

Monday 17th December - Wednesday 19th December

08:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 9:00 to 18:50

Thursday 20th December - Friday 21st December

08:00 to 17:00
Library staff available 9:00 to 16:50

Saturday 22nd December - Wednesday 2nd December

Closed

Thursday 3rd January - Friday 4th January

08:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 9:00 to 18:50

Saturday 5th January - Sunday 6th January

11:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 13:00 to 16:50

Normal opening hours will resume on Monday 7th January.

 

NB: All services close and all equipment is switched off 15 minutes before closing time. No entry within 15 minutes of closing time.

Term-time

Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 00:00
Library staff available 09:00 to 20:50

Saturday & Sunday - 11:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 13:00 to 16:50

 

TechSmart (term-time only) 09:30 to 17:30

Get IT support at our TechSmart drop-in sessions. We provide advice about your devices and general IT support for students and staff.

Aldgate library: Mondays to Fridays

Holloway library: Mondays to Fridays

Moorgate hub: Mondays to Fridays

Calcutta House

Old Castle Street
London E1 7NT

Room: Access is on the ground floor

The library is on the ground, 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors in Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT 
Access is on the ground floor. 

  • Nearest mainline railway station: Liverpool Street. 
  • Nearest underground (Tube): Aldgate (Metropolitan/Circle), Aldgate East (District/Hammersmith & City). 
  • Parking Details: No parking available, NCP within walking distance.

Holloway Road Library

Contact form

020 7133 4444

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Christmas Vacation Opening Hours

Monday 17th of December 2018 to Sunday 6th of January 2019

Monday 17th December - Wednesday 19th December

08:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 9:00 to 18:50

Thursday 20th December - Friday 21st December

08:00 to 17:00
Library staff available 9:00 to 16:50

Saturday 22nd December - Wednesday 2nd December

Closed

Thursday 3rd January - Friday 4th January

08:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 9:00 to 18:50

Saturday 5th January - Sunday 6th January

11:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 13:00 to 16:50

Normal opening hours will resume on Monday 7th January.

NB: All services close and all equipment is switched off 15 minutes before closing time. No entry within 15 minutes of closing time.

Term-time

Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 00:00
Library staff available 09:00 to 20:45

Saturday & Sunday - 11:00 to 19:00
Library staff available 13:00 to 16:45

TechSmart (term-time only) 09:30 to 17:30

Get IT support at our TechSmart drop-in sessions. We provide advice about your devices and general IT support for students and staff.

Aldgate library: Mondays to Fridays

Holloway library: Mondays to Fridays

Moorgate hub: Mondays to Fridays

Learning Centre

236–250 Holloway Road
London N7 6PP

Room: 236-250 Holloway Road

236-250 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PP 

Nearest underground (Tube): Holloway Rd (Piccadilly Line). 
Nearest Bus(es): 43, 153, 271 and 393 stop outside. Routes 29 and 253 cross Holloway Rd at Seven Sisters Rd. 
Parking Details: Parking is very restricted, expensive and heavily policed.

Special Collections including TUC Library

NB: All services close and all equipment is switched off 15 minutes before closing time.  No entry within 15 minutes of closing time.

Please note: The Reading Rooms will be closed from Monday 17th Dec at 5pm till Friday 4th January at 10am (re-opening). The last late Thursday opening in December will be the 6th. The Reading Rooms will be open 10am-5pm on the 13th December.

Please note: On the following Thursdays the Reading Rooms will remain open until 19:00 - October 18th and 25th, November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and December 6th.

Monday, Thursday & Friday - 10:00 to 17:00

Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED

Goulston Street

16 Goulston Street
London E1 7TP

c/o Calcutta House
Old Castle Street
London E1 7NT



Nearest underground (Tube): Aldgate East (Circle and Hammersmith & City) and Aldgate (Metropolitan)
Nearest Bus(es): 415, 25, 67, 115, 205, 254
Parking Details: Parking is very restricted.

 



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