King’s College London Library Opening Times

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King’s College London Library Opening Times

King’s College London Library Opening Times

Opening Hours

Please see our Library Alerts page for any changes to the advertised opening hours.

Building Closure

Franklin-Wilkins will be closed during the day on Sunday 25 June for essential maintenance. You will be able to access the library from 18.00 until 01.00 on this day..

August Bank Holiday

Access on bank holidays is restricted to holders of King’s ID cards.

The Maughan Library, New Hunt’s House Library and the Franklin-Wilkins library will be open for self-service and reference use only between 10.00-18.00 on this day:

  • Bank Holiday: Monday 28 August 2017

All other libraries will be closed.

Restrictions for visitors

If you have a King’s-branded ID or library membership card, there will be no restrictions placed on admittance. For details on how to join the library, or apply for a renewal, please visit our Joining the Library page.

Admittance under the University of London access schemes is restricted to staffed hours. This will also include re-admittance, so if you need to leave the building, you will need to re-enter before 20:30 Monday to Friday and 18:00 Saturday and Sunday. You may be asked to leave after 20:30. Details of the scheme can be found at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/library/visiting/joining/unilondon.aspx

If you are a KCL student or staff member, or a member of one of our affiliated NHS Trusts, and you have forgotten your King’s ID, please speak to the Security Team about a day pass if you require admittance after 20:30 Monday to Friday or after 18:00 Saturday and Sunday.

If you are a member of one of our affiliated NHS Trusts and you are in the process of joining the library, please speak to the Security Team about a day pass if you require admittance after 20:30. You will need to show your NHS Trust ID card.

If you are a current holder of an old style white visitor ticket, there will be no restrictions placed on admittance. If you would like to update either your white visitor ticket or your pink SCONUL ID card, please contact librarymembership@kcl.ac.uk.

Access on bank holidays is restricted to holders of King’s ID cards.

 

Monday 19 June – Monday 24 July

Between the dates above, we will be offering Library Access and Enquiry Services during the following hours:

Monday – Friday Library Access Enquiry Service Exceptions
Foyle Special Collections Library 09:30–17:00 09:30–17:00  Click here for visitor information
Franklin-Wilkins Library 08:30-01:00 08:30–20:30
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) Library 08:30–20:30 08:30–20:30
The Maughan Library 08:30-01:00 08:30–20:30
The Michael Howard Archives Reading Room 09:30–17:30 09:30–17:30 Occasional closures for teaching, click here for information
New Hunt’s House Library Open 24 Hours 08:30–20:30
St Thomas’ House Library 09:30-17:30; 24-hour computer room available* 09:30–17:30 *24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

Accessed through the library between 09:30 and 17:30

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance between 17:30 and 09:30

Weston Education Centre 08:30-01:00; 24-hour computer rooms available** 08:30–20:30 **Computer Room B and NHS Computer Room can be
accessed 24/7 by library customers with their KCL ID card.
Wills Library Open 24 Hours n/a Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

Saturday – Sunday Library Access Enquiry Service Exceptions
Foyle Special Collections Library Closed Closed  Click here for visitor information
Franklin-Wilkins Library 10:00-01:00 10:00–18:00 Franklin-Wilkins will be closed during the day on Sunday 25 June for essential maintenance. You will be able to access the Franklin-Wilkins library from 18.00 until 01.00 on this day.

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) Library 10:00–18:00 10:00–18:00
The Maughan Library 10:00-01:00 10:00–18:00
The Michael Howard Archives Reading Room Closed Closed
New Hunt’s House Library Open 24 Hours 10:00–18:00
St Thomas’ House Library Main library closed; 24-hour computer room
available*
Closed *24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance throughout the weekend

Weston Education Centre 10:00-01:00; 24-hour computer rooms available** 10:00–18:00 **Computer Room B and NHS Computer Room can be
accessed 24/7 by library customers with their KCL ID card.
Wills Library Open 24 Hours n/a Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

 

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage.

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the Student Computing Locations webpage for more information.

Tuesday 25 July – Sunday 6 August

Between the dates above, we will be offering Library Access and Enquiry Services during the following hours:

Monday – Friday Library Access Enquiry Service Exceptions
Foyle Special Collections Library 09:30–17:00 09:30–17:00  Click here for visitor information
Franklin-Wilkins Library 08:30-01:00 08:30–20:30  
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) Library 08:30–20:30 08:30–20:30
The Maughan Library 08:30-01:00 08:30–20:30
The Michael Howard Archives Reading Room 09:30–17:30 09:30–17:30 Occasional closures for teaching, click here for information
New Hunt’s House Library 08:30-01:00 08:30–20:30
St Thomas’ House Library 09:30-17:30; 24-hour computer room available* 09:30–17:30 *24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

Accessed through the library between 09:30 and 17:30

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance between 17:30 and 09:30

Weston Education Centre 08:30-01:00; 24-hour computer rooms available** 08:30–20:30 **Computer Room B and NHS Computer Room can be
accessed 24/7 by library customers with their KCL ID card.
Wills Library Open 24 Hours n/a Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

Saturday – Sunday Library Access Enquiry Service Exceptions
Foyle Special Collections Library Closed Closed  Click here for visitor information
Franklin-Wilkins Library 10:00-01:00 10:00–18:00  

 

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) Library 10:00–18:00 10:00–18:00
The Maughan Library 10:00-01:00 10:00–18:00
The Michael Howard Archives Reading Room Closed Closed
New Hunt’s House Library 10:00-01:00 10:00–18:00
St Thomas’ House Library Main library closed; 24-hour computer room
available*
Closed *24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance throughout the weekend

Weston Education Centre 10:00-01:00; 24-hour computer rooms available** 10:00–18:00 **Computer Room B and NHS Computer Room can be
accessed 24/7 by library customers with their KCL ID card.
Wills Library Open 24 Hours n/a Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

 

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage.

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the Student Computing Locations webpage for more information.

Monday 7 August – Sunday 24 September

Between the dates above, we will be offering Library Access and Enquiry Services during the following hours:

Monday – Friday Library Access Enquiry Service Exceptions
Foyle Special Collections Library 09:30–17:00 09:30–17:00  Click here for visitor information
Franklin-Wilkins Library 08:30-20:30 08:30–20:30  
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) Library 08:30–20:30 08:30–20:30
The Maughan Library 08:30-20:30 08:30–20:30
The Michael Howard Archives Reading Room 09:30–17:30 09:30–17:30 Occasional closures for teaching, click here for information
New Hunt’s House Library 08:30-20:30 08:30–20:30
St Thomas’ House Library 09:30-17:30; 24-hour computer room available* 09:30–17:30 *24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

Accessed through the library between 09:30 and 17:30

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance between 17:30 and 09:30

Weston Education Centre 08:30-20:30; 24-hour computer rooms available** 08:30–20:30 **Computer Room B and NHS Computer Room can be
accessed 24/7 by library customers with their KCL ID card.
Wills Library Open 24 Hours n/a Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

Saturday – Sunday Library Access Enquiry Service Exceptions
Foyle Special Collections Library Closed Closed  Click here for visitor information
Franklin-Wilkins Library 10:00-18:00 10:00–18:00 Bank Holiday: Monday 28 August 2017

Franklin-WIlkins Library will be open for self-service and reference use only between 10.00-18.00 on this day.

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) Library 10:00–18:00 10:00–18:00
The Maughan Library 10:00-18:00 10:00–18:00 Bank Holiday: Monday 28 August 2017

The Maughan Library will be open for self-service and reference use only between 10.00-18.00 on this day.

The Michael Howard Archives Reading Room Closed Closed
New Hunt’s House Library 10:00-18:00 10:00–18:00 Bank Holiday: Monday 28 August 2017

New Hunt’s House Library will be open for self-service and reference use only between 10.00-18.00 on this day.

St Thomas’ House Library Main library closed; 24-hour computer room
available*
Closed *24-hour room accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access using out-of-hours entrance throughout the weekend

Weston Education Centre 10:00-18:00; 24-hour computer rooms available** 10:00–18:00 **Computer Room B and NHS Computer Room can be
accessed 24/7 by library customers with their KCL ID card.
Wills Library Open 24 Hours n/a Silent study space only, unstaffed

Accessible to KCL students, KCL staff and NHS Trust staff only

KCL ID card required to gain access

 

Please note: Library Services begins to shut down 15 minutes before closing. When the libraries are closed, books can still be returned via drop boxes. For more information, please see the Borrowing, Returning & Renewing webpage.

There are a number of student computing rooms located outside some of the libraries, some of which are available 24/7 all year round. Please refer to the Student Computing Locations webpage for more information.