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Newsflash:

Opening hours will change over the holiday period. We're open every day except Christmas Day, Tuesday 25 December. Normal hours and services will resume on Wednesday 2 January. Find our holiday opening hours here ›

Opening hours

Reading Rooms 

Monday to Thursday

9 am to 8 pm

Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends

11 am to 5 pm

Note: All requests for collection items must be made at least 1 hour before closing. 

Exhibition Galleries

Monday, Tuesday Wednesday & Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Thursday

9 am to 8 pm

Weekends

10 am to 5 pm

The Library Shop

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends

11 am to 5 pm

Shakespeare Room

Tuesday

10 am to 4 pm

Wednesday to Monday

CLOSED

Friends Room

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm*

The Friends Room will close at 5 pm on Friday, 21 December 2018 and reopen at 9 am on Monday, 7 January 2019.

Weekends CLOSED

Cafe Trim

Monday to Friday

7.30 am to 5 pm

Weekends

10.30 am to 4.30 pm