Opening Hours

Upcoming closures

Details of upcoming closures can be found on the Find Us page.

During legal terms

The Library is normally open 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday.

Christmas Opening Hours

For a full list of the Library's Christmas opening hours, please see the Inn Libraries Christmas Opening Hours Rota 2019 (PDF)

Saturday openings

One of the four Inn libraries is open from 10:00 to 17:00 every Saturday during legal terms.

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


  • 14 December Inner Temple
  • 21 December CLOSED
  • 28 December CLOSED


  • 4 January CLOSED
  • 11 January Gray's Inn*
  • 18 January Middle Temple
  • 25 January Lincoln's Inn*

For a full list of Saturday openings, see the Saturday Openings Rota 2019 - 2020 (PDF). 

Outside legal terms

From August to mid-September we are open from 9:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. 

We do not open on bank holidays or over the Christmas period and occasionally need to close early for special events, such as Call.

Closures are advertised here, as well as in Events, and through our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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