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

Thursday 7 December   9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday 21 December  9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Friday 22 December - Wednesday 3 January CLOSED

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.

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

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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.