Easter and May public holiday library opening hours


All our libraries will be closed from Friday 14 to Monday 17 April inclusive. The Main Library will reopen on Tuesday 18 April at 08:00 and 24/7 hours will resume, although the Research Reserve will be closed until Thursday 20 April. The Barnes Library will be operating shorter opening hours on Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19, from 10:00 to 16:00. Our other sites will reopen on Thursday 20 April.

Public holidays in May

All our libraries, except for the Dental Library and the Shakespeare Institute Library, will be open on Monday 1 May, but see opening hours for details as times vary from site to site.

With the exception of the Main Library and the Barnes Library, our sites will be closed on Monday 29 May, the last Bank Holiday in May. The Main Library will open 24/7, and the Barnes Library will be open from 09:00 to 17:00.