Opening hours

The main library is open
Monday - Friday
9.00 - 21.00
13.30 - 17.00

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

Easter 2023
Thursday 13 - Wednesday 19 April Main library closed, gallery open

Books can be returned during building opening hours via the book returns box located outside the library entrance

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St Mary's Fleming Library
Imperial College London
St Mary's Campus
Norfolk Place
W2 1PG

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When  the library is open access to the gallery is via the internal library staircase.

When the library is closed access to the gallery is via a door on the first floor by swiping an Imperial College ID card or NHS library card.

If you are a Medical student you can enter the St Mary’s Campus Medical School Building using your Imperial College ID card. If you are a student in another department and you wish to use the library please show your Imperial College ID card to the security guard at the entrance to the Medical School Building. 

About us

The library is on the ground floor of the Medical School Building and has 2 floors:

  • Ground floor - quiet study, books, print journals, PCs and Group Study Rooms
  • First floor gallery - silent study and PCs 

Books and journals

Our collection covers general medicine (including medical textbooks), nursing and professions allied to medicine.

Most new journals are available online but we also have a small collection of print journals on the ground floor.

When the library is closed you can return books using the book returns box outside the library, available during building opening hours.


Group study rooms and library training room

Group study rooms and library training room

Group Study Rooms 1 & 2

The group study rooms are located at the far end of the library, on either side of the internal staircase. 
The rooms are available to Imperial College members and NHS users.

Study Room 1:
  • Seats approx. 8 people
  • 1 table and 8 chairs
  • 1 Lectern PC
  • Projector 
Study Room 2:
  • Seats approx. 8 people
  • 3 sofas and a coffee table
  • 1 Lectern PC
  • Projector

See Group study and library training room terms of use for more information.

Library Training Room

The training room is located outside the library, on the first floor of the main building opposite the stairwell. You will need to swipe your College/library card to access the room. 
The room is available to Imperial College members and NHS users.

Library Training Room:
  • Seats approx. 12 people
  • 4 movable tables 
  • 1 Lectern PC 
  • Projector
  • 1 Desk with PC 

See Group study and library training room terms of use for more information.

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