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Opening hours

We are open 24/7 for LSE staff and students

LSE Library opening hours

  • Our building is open 24/7 for LSE staff and students.


Staff are available online 9am to 6pm, and on campus 11am until 3pm - Monday to Friday.

If you need any help, get in touch:

  • email
  • Library Chat (IM)
  • In person with staff at the desk on the ground floor (11am to 3pm).
  • Staff also roam the building 11pm to 3pm. 

The Women's Library Reading Room

  • Open by appointment 11am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.

Contact us with your requirements and to request an appointment.


Exhibition Gallery

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

Find out about our current exhibition.