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

Early Closings & Bank Holidays 2017

Thursday 8 June 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Saturdays 2016-2017

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 29 July 2017.

24 September Inner Temple   18 February Gray's Inn
1 October Lincoln's Inn   25 February Inner Temple
8 October Gray's Inn   4 March Lincoln's Inn
15 October Middle Temple   11 March Middle Temple
22 October Inner Temple   18 March Gray's Inn
29 October Lincoln's Inn   25 March Inner Temple
5 November Middle Temple   1 April Lincoln's Inn
12 November Gray's Inn   8 April Middle Temple
19 November Inner Temple   15 April CLOSED
26 November Lincoln's Inn   22 April Gray's Inn
3 December Middle Temple   29 April Inner Temple
10 December Gray's Inn   6 May Gray's Inn
17 December Inner Temple   13 May Middle Temple
24 December CLOSED   20 May Lincoln's Inn
31 December CLOSED   27 May CLOSED
7 January Lincoln's Inn   3 June Inner Temple
14 January Middle Temple   10 June Lincoln's Inn
21 January Gray's Inn   17 June Middle Temple
28 January Inner Temple   24 June Gray's Inn
4 February Lincoln's Inn   1 July Inner Temple
11 February Middle Temple   8 July Lincoln's Inn
      15 July Middle Temple
      22 July Grays

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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.