Over the Christmas period students remaining on campus will be able to access study spaces at most of our campus libraries.
The book stock at Central library will also be available.

You will need your college ID card to enter the library.  

On-site library services and IT support will not be available during the college closure period.  

Our remote enquiry services will close at 21.00 on Friday 18th December and re-open at 09.00 on Monday 4th January.

Christmas and New Year opening times

Central Library, South Kensington

 
DateBuilding opening hoursDesk services
 Saturday 19 December   10.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Sunday 20 December   10.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Monday 21 December   08.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Tuesday 22 December   08.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Wednesday 23 December   08.00 - midnight   No desk services, self-service only
 Thursday 24 December   08.00 -17.00  No desk services, self-service only
 Friday 25 December   Closed  Closed
 Saturday 26 December   Closed  Closed
 Sunday 27 December   10.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Monday 28 December   08.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Tuesday 29 December   08.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Wednesday 30 December   08.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Thursday 31 December   08.00 -17.00  No desk services, self-service only
 Friday 1 January   Closed  Closed
 Saturday 2 January   10.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Sunday 3 January   10.00 - midnight  No desk services, self-service only
 Monday 4 January   08.00 - midnight  normal desk services resume

Charing Cross Campus Library

Saturday 19 December - Sunday 3 January

The Library computer room (adjacent to the library) will be open from 08.00 to 22.00 and is accessible via swipe card. The building is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
 
There will be no library staff on-site during the holiday period and no access to the print book collection.
 
NHS users wishing to access the Library computer room during this period should contact Charing Cross Library to arrange a new library swipe card. These must be collected before 16.00 on Friday 18th December. 

Chelsea and Westminster Campus Library

Saturday 19 December - Sunday 3 January
Open 24/7 with swipe-card access to the main library and PC cluster.  
No library staff will be on-site and there is no access to the print book collection during this period.

Hammersmith Campus Library

Saturday 19 December - Sunday 3 January
The ground floor will open on days when the Commonwealth Building is open. This will give access to PCs, study spaces and a printer. 
There will be no library staff on site during the vacation period.

Royal Brompton Campus Library

Saturday 19 December - Sunday 3 January 
Closed

St Mary's Fleming Library

Saturday 19 December - Sunday 3 January 
The first floor gallery will be open daily from 07.00 to midnight and is accessible via swipe card. 
The building is closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

There will be no library staff available on-site during the Christmas holiday period.

Silwood Park Campus Library

Saturday 19 December - Sunday 3 January 
Closed