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 from 23.00 Friday until 10.00 Saturday

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

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GoStudy spaces

To report noise or request assistance from an Attendant text 020 7594 8883 anonymously

Central Library Welcome Desk

Information Hub

Monday - Friday  08.30 - 21.00
Saturday 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday 11.00 - 19.00

Summer vacation until Friday 30 September
Monday - Friday 09.00 - 19.00
Saturday 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday - closed

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Enquiries

Chat with Library Services Monday - Friday 09.30 - 16.30
 

ASK the Library 

centrallibrary@imperial.ac.uk

020 7594 8810

We respond to ASK, email and phone enquiries Monday to Friday 09.30 - 21.00 and at weekends during term time. We are closed on Sundays during the summer vacation.

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

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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

24/7 swipe card access for Imperial College London staff and students and Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust card holders with active library membership

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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

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St Mary's Campus Library

St Mary's

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

The main library
Monday - Friday
09.00 - 21.00
Saturday
13.30 - 17.00

The First-floor gallery
open daily 07.00 to midnight
(swipe card access outside staffed opening hours)

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 visiting Silwood Park to ensure the items you need are available

More about Silwood Park Campus Library