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Opening Hours

3 January 2019 - 8 September 2019

Franklin-Wilkins Library, Waterloo campus, closed 8 - 9 June.  See details below

New Hunts House Library, Guys campus, closed 15 - 16 June.  See details below

Maughan Library, Strand campus, closed 29 - 30 June.  See details below 

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

3rd January - 10th March

     

Monday - Friday 

08:30 - 20:30 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

10:00 - 18:00 10:00 - 18:00  

11th March - 8th September

     

Monday - Friday

09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30  

Saturday - Sunday

10:00 - 18:00 10:00 - 18:00  
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes
Monday 06 May Closed n/a  
Monday 27 May Closed n/a  
Monday 26 August Closed n/a  

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

3rd January - 2nd June

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00  

3rd June - 4th August

     

Monday - Friday

08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

08:30 - 01:00 10:00 - 18:00  

5th August - 8th September

     

Monday - Friday

08:30 - 20:30 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

08:30 - 20:30

10:00 - 18:00

 
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Monday 06 May

 Open 24 Hours Closed  

Monday 27 May

 Open 24 Hours Closed  

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 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

3rd January - 8th September

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

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

Monday 06 May

Open 24 Hours Closed  

Monday 27 May

Open 24 Hours Closed  

Saturday 15 June from 06:00

 Closed  n/a  
Sunday 16 June until 18:00  Closed  n/a  

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

3rd January - 2nd June

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00   

3rd June - 4th August

     

Monday - Friday

08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

08:30 - 01:00 10:00 - 18:00   

5th August - 8th September

     

Monday - Friday

08:30 - 20:30 08:30 - 20:30  

Saturday - Sunday

08:30 - 20:30 10:00 - 18:00   
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Monday 6 May

Open 24 Hours  10:00 - 18:00  

Monday 27 May

Open 24 Hours  10:00 - 18:00  

Saturday 29 June

Closed 

n/a  

Sunday 30 June

Closed

n/a  

Note the library will close at 1 am on Saturday

and reopen 8:30 am Monday 1 July

     


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

Monday 06 May

Closed n/a  

Monday 27 May

Closed n/a  

Monday 26 August

Closed n/a  

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

23rd April - 8th September

     

Tuesday - Friday

09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30  

Saturday - Sunday

Closed n/a  

 

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

     
ExceptionsLibrary AccessEnquiry Service Notes

Friday 26 April

13:00 - 17:30 13:00 - 17:30  

Tuesday 30 April

13:00 - 17:30 13:00 - 17:30  

Wednesday 1 May

13:00 - 17:30 13:00 - 17:30  

Monday 06 May

Closed  n/a  

Friday 10 May

09:30 - 14:00 09:30 - 14:00  

Tuesday 21 May

14:00 - 17:30 14:00 - 17:30  

Monday 27th May

Closed  n/a  

Thursday 6th June

14:00 - 17:30 14:00 - 17:30  

Monday 26th August

Closed  n/a  

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
Monday 6 May  Closed n/a  
Monday 27 May Closed n/a  
Monday 26 August Closed n/a  

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. 

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

3rd January - 8th September

     

Monday - Friday

Open 24 Hours

08:30 - 20:30   

Saturday - Sunday

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

Monday 6 May 

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00   

Monday 27th May

Open 24 Hours 10:00 - 18:00   

Saturday 8th June from 06:00

Closed  n/a  

Sunday 9th June until 18:00

Closed n/a  

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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