Library Opening Hours (including Saturday)

Term time 

Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday (once a month; see rota below)  10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Out of term (August & September)

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Monday 31 July - Sunday 13 August CLOSED

Early Closings & Bank Holidays 2017/18

Monday 29 January 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 9 March 9:00 am to 5:45 pm*

*Members are welcome to use the Gallery and third floors until 8pm.

Saturdays 2017-2018

Members and students of the Inns may use whichever of the four libraries is open. Access to both Middle Temple and Inner Temple Libraries on Saturday is via the Tudor Street gate only (see the map below for the location of this entrance). The closest Tube stations are Temple and Blackfriars.  

All Inn libraries are closed througout August, and no Inn library will be open on 28 July 2018.

10 February Middle Temple 30 June Inner Temple
17 February Gray's Inn 7 July             Lincoln's Inn
24 February Inner Temple 14 July Middle Temple
3 March Lincoln's Inn 21 July Gray's Inn
10 March Middle Temple 28 July CLOSED
17 March Gray's Inn 22 September Inner Temple
24 March Inner Temple 29 September Lincoln's Inn
31 March CLOSED 6 October Middle Temple
7 April Lincoln's Inn 13 October Gray's Inn
14 April Middle Temple 20 October Inner Temple
21 April Gray's Inn 27 October Lincoln's Inn
28 April Inner Temple 3 November Middle Temple
5 May Lincoln's Inn 10 November Gray's Inn
12 May Middle Temple 17 November Inner Temple
19 May Gray's Inn 24 November Lincoln's Inn
26 May CLOSED 1 December Middle Temple
2 June Inner Temple 8 December Gray's Inn
9 June Middle Temple 15 December Inner Temple
16 June Lincoln's Inn 22 December CLOSED
23 June Gray's Inn 29 December CLOSED

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King's College Library

Under a special arrangement, members of Middle Temple may use King's College Maughan Library at weekends on presentation of their membership card. The Maughan Library is situated on the eastern side of Chancery Lane in the old Public Records Office.

Their opening times are:

Saturday & Sunday  10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Members may use laptops in the library for the purpose of word processing but will not be allowed access to any paid-subscription databases.