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Opening hours

Opening Hours

2 January 2020 - 9 April 2020

Annual 24-7 Library opening

24/7 in the Second Semester

From 2 January 2020  - includes The Maughan, Franklin-Wilkins, New Hunts House and Weston Education Centre libraries. 

Note: Due to building maintenance -

The Franklin Wilkins Library will be closed on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 February

New Hunt's House Library will be closed Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February

 


 

Restrictions for visitors

If you have a King’s-branded ID or library membership card, there will be no restrictions placed on admittance. For details on how to join the library, or apply for a renewal, please visit our  Joining the Library page.

Admittance under the University of London access schemes is restricted to Enquiry Service staffed hours, including re-admittance.  Details of the scheme can be found at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/library/visiting/joining/unilondon.aspx

If you are a KCL student or staff member, or a member of one of our affiliated NHS Trusts, and you have forgotten your King's ID, please speak to the Security Team about a day pass if you require admittance after 20:30 Monday to Friday or after 18:00 Saturday and Sunday.

If you are a member of one of our affiliated NHS Trusts and you are in the process of joining the library, please speak to the Security Team about a day pass if you require admittance after 20:30. You will need to show your NHS Trust ID card.

If you are a current holder of an old style white visitor ticket, there will be no restrictions placed on admittance. If you would like to update either your white visitor ticket or your pink SCONUL ID card, please contact librarymembership@kcl.ac.uk.

Access on bank holidays is restricted to holders of King's ID cards.

 

Denmark Hill Campus

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience Library
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

01 August 2019 - 09 April 2020

     

Monday - Friday

09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30  

Saturday - Sunday

10:00 - 18:00 10:00 - 18:00  
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience Library 

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information. 

Weston Education Centre Library
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

02 January - 09 April 2020

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours 08:30 - 20:30 During January the Information Points will open at 09:30 not 08:30

Saturday - Sunday

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00  
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes
       

Weston Education Centre Library 

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

*There are 24/7 computing rooms available for King's staff and students and NHS staff with a KCL ID card. Access is via the first floor corridor.

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information. 

 

Guy's Campus

New Hunt's House Library
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

23 September 2019 - 09 April 2020

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours 08:30 - 20:30 During January the Information Points will open at 09:30 not 08:30

Saturday - Sunday

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00  
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Saturday 15 February

Closed n/a Library will close at 06:00

Sunday 16 February

Closed n/a Library will reopen at 18:00

New Hunt's House Library

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information. 

Wills Library & Keats Room (study space and PCs only)
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours

n/a

Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

Saturday - Sunday

Open 24 Hours n/a Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

Wills Library & Keats Room 

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information. 

 

Strand Campus

The Maughan Library
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

02 January - 09 April 2020

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours 08:30 - 20:30 During January the Information Points will open at 09:30 not 08:30

Saturday - Sunday

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00   
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

 

     


The Maughan Library

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information. 

Foyle Special Collections Library
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

Monday - Friday

09:30 - 17:00

09:30 - 17:00

Click here for visitor information

Saturday - Sunday

Closed n/a  
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Foyle Special Collections Library

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information.

Archives Reading Room (room S3.02 - Strand Building)
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

06 August 2019 - 09 April 2020

     

Tuesday - Friday

09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00  

Saturday - Monday

Click here for Archives visitor information

Note that the Archives Reading Room

will be closed on Mondays for the next few

months due to a large storage move

 Closed  n/a  
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Archives

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information.

 

St Thomas' Campus

St Thomas' House Library
DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

Monday - Friday

09:30 -17:30

24-hour computer room available*

 

09:30 - 17:30

*24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

Accessed through the library between 09:30 and 17:30

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance between 17:30 and 09:30

 

Saturday - Sunday

Closed

24-hour computer room available*

n/a *24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

Accessed through the library between 09:30 and 17:30

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance between 17:30 and 09:30

ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes
       

St Thomas' House Library

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

*24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

Accessed through the library between 09:30 and 17:30

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance between 17:30 and 09:30

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information.  

 

Waterloo Campus

Franklin-Wilkins Library
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DayLibrary AccessEnquiry ServiceNotes

23 September 2019 - 09 April 2020

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours 08:30 - 20:30  During January the Information Points will open at 09:30 not 08:30

Saturday - Sunday

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00   
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Saturday 08 February

Closed n/a  Exact closing time will be available later 

Sunday 09 February

Closed n/a Exact reopening time will be available later

Franklin-Wilkins Library

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. For more information, please see the  Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage. 

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the  Student Computing Locations webpage for more information. 

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