Welcome to Gray's Inn Library

Library Services and Covid-19

From 1 September 2020 Gray's Inn Library will be open to members each week Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm.

Library staff will also continue to provide a remote service. Please email the library for general enquiries or complete a document supply request - please note that this service will be chargeable again from 7 September.

In line with government guidance effective from 8th August, members are now requested to wear a face covering when visiting the Library.

Please refer to the other Inn libraries websites directly for details of their weekly opening hours and details of any charges for document supply and/or other services.

One of the four Inn libraries is open from 10am to 5pm every Saturday during legal terms.

Members of any of the Inns are welcome to use the library that is open on a Saturday. 

Inn libraries Saturday opening rota 2020


19 September Gray’s Inn

26 September Gray’s Inn


3 October        Lincoln’s Inn

10 October      Middle Temple

17 October      Gray’s Inn

24 October      Gray’s Inn

31 October      Lincoln’s Inn


7 November    Middle Temple

14 November  Lincoln’s Inn

21 November  Gray’s Inn

28 November  Lincoln’s Inn


5 December    Middle Temple

12 December  Gray’s Inn

19 December  CLOSED

NEW: Free Online Access to the Law Reports

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales, in partnership with the Inns of Court, is providing members of the Bar with free access to its online platform, ICLR Online, until 30 November 2020.

Personal access to online textbooks for Gray’s Inn members

Bloomsbury Professional Online

Full-text access to materials in 20 practice areas including, company and commercial, employment, environment, family, local government, property and personal injury. View a full list of the Bloomsbury books available (PDF). Remote access for Gray’s Inn members is available if you email the Librarian.

Find out more

  • Contact

    Get in touch with the Inn

    Contact the Library

  • Document Supply

    We supply copies of legal materials by email or post

    Document Supply

  • Archives

    Archive and historical information about the Inn, its buildings and its members