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Opening hours

The Library building is open for LSE staff and students

Contact us by email, Library Chat, Twitter or Facebook with any enquiries.

Library building

We are now open for LSE staff and students with current swipe cards.

Opening hours

  • 8am to 8pm*, 7 days a week. 

* 8am to 12 midnight from Monday 28 September onwards.

Should you visit?

Only enter the Library if you:

  • booked a study space
  • have a pre-booked appointment
  • have a class
  • need to browse and borrow books**

Book a study space or appointment

** Find out how to browse, borrow and return books



If you need any help then get in touch by emailLibrary Chat (IM), on Twitter or Facebook and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.


The Women's Library Reading Room

  • Closed until further notice

Exhibition Gallery

  • Closed until further notice