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Opening hours

We are open 24/7 for LSE staff and students*

*all other cardholders can use the Library 8am to 12 midnight.

Library building

Open 24/7 for LSE staff and students.

8am until midnight for all other cardholders.


Staffed services

Enquiries Desk

Your first stop for help with our services. Get in touch by email, on Twitter or Facebook.

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Support Desk

Get help with borrowing, requesting material and any other issues to do with your Library account. 

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 6pm

The Women's Library Reading Room

Visit to use LSE and The Women's Library archives. Read about access to archives and special collections.

  • Monday to Friday: 10.30 am to 5pm
  • Saturday (by appointment - contact us

Exhibition Gallery

Our exhibitions change termly and are an opportunity to explore themes in our collections. View information about our exhibitions.

Find us

LSE Library, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD.

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