Opening hours

Reading Rooms

Monday to Thursday

9 am to 8 pm

Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

10 am to 5 pm

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

Exhibition Galleries

Monday and Tuesday

9 am to 5 pm

Wednesday and Thursday *

9 am to 8 pm

Friday

9 am to 5 pm
Weekends and public holidays 10 am to 5 pm
*Until 30 June as part of Culture Up Late  

 

The Library Shop

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

11 am to 5 pm

Shakespeare Room

Temporarily closed

 

Friends Room

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm
Note: Wednesday 31 March - Open 9am until 12pm (closed at 12pm)
Weekends CLOSED

Library Cafe 

Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

 10 am to 5 pm