Our library buildings are open for Imperial staff, students,NHS staff from our partner trusts and Imperial alumni.

Central Library, South Kensington

Central Library

Library building

Open 24 hours

Except - closed overnight 23.00 Friday evening until 10.00 Saturday morning

Return books at all times using the book drop box outside the library entrance

More about the Central Library

GoStudy spaces

 

 
Central Library Welcome Desk

Information Hub

Monday - Friday  09.00 - 17.00
(From Friday 22 October 09.00 - 21.00)
Saturday 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday 11.00 - 19.00

To report noise or for assistance from a Library Attendant:
020 7594 8883

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Remote enquiries

Monday to Friday 09.00 - 21.00
Saturday 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday 11.00 - 19.00
 
General enquiries:

ASK the Library

Enquiries about access to the Central Library and your library account:
centrallibrary@imperial.ac.uk
020 7594 8810

Campus libraries

Charing Cross Campus Library

Charing Cross

cxissuedesk@imperial.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7594 0755

Open 24 hours
Except – closed overnight 21.00 Friday evening until 10.00 Saturday morning

In person enquiries:
Monday – Friday 
09.00 - 21.00
Saturday 
10.00 - 17.00

More about Charing Cross Campus Library

Chelsea and Westminster Campus Library

Chelsea and Westminster

librarycw@imperial.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 3315 8107

Library staff onsite
Monday* - Friday
09.00 - 21.00
* except bank holidays
Saturday
13.30 - 17.00

24 hour swipe card access to the main library and PCs

More about Chelsea and Westminster Campus Library

Saturday 13 November
Due to staff illness the library will be unstaffed today.  There will be no access to the book collection and quiet study area.  We apologise for the inconvenience

Hammersmith Campus Library

Hammersmith and White City

hammersmithlibrary@imperial.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7594 9943

Open
Monday - Friday
1st floor: 09.00 - 21.00
Ground floor: 07.00 - midnight
Saturday - Sunday
1st floor: closed
Ground floor: 07.00 - midnight

Building access requires an ID and PIN code

More about Hammersmith Campus Library

Services for staff and students based at the White City Campus

Royal Brompton, St Mary's and Silwood Park

Royal Brompton Campus Library

Royal Brompton

br.library@imperial.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7594 7917

Library space open
Monday - Friday
07.00 - 19.00

Staffed hours (may vary with availability) 
Monday - Tuesday
09.00 - 16.30
Wednesday - Friday
10.00 - 16.00

More about Royal Brompton Campus Library

St Mary's Campus Library

St Mary's

sm-lib@imperial.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7594 3692

Monday - Friday
09.00 - 21.00
Saturday
13.30 - 17.00

More about St Mary's Fleming Library

Silwood Park Campus Library

Silwood Park

silwood.library@imperial.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7594 2461

Open 24 hours

 Staffed Monday to Friday 10.00 - 17.00

Access via swipe card

Please contact library staff before travelling to Silwood Park to ensure the items you need are available

More about Silwood Park Campus Library