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Libraries have collections linked to particular subjects but are not restricted to any one group of students, for example a medical student can study at the Maughan Library or a Classics student at the Weston Education Centre, you can access them all with your King’s ID card.

 You can see the subjects for each library on the map of subject collections.

More information about each King's library, including floor plans, can be found via the links below.

Current opening hours for all the libraries.



Library access

Access to our libraries will be reviewed in July/August 2022 as part of university-wide access arrangements, and we will update access information as soon as decisions are made.

Our libraries are currently closed to external visitors (except for Special Collections and Archives), access is prioritised for current King’s students, staff, NHS members of the library, Alumni, eligible Independent Researchers and registered SCONUL Band-A users.


Campus Libraries



The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and the Dental Institute are based at the riverside Guy's Campus, next to the Shard.

St Thomas' House


Located near Waterloo Campus and home of continuing medical and dental teaching, as well as a museum dedicated to Florence Nightingale.




Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties