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 (Easter Week, August & September)

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Early Closings & Bank Holidays 2018

Friday 7 December 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 21 December 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Saturday 22 December -

Sunday 6 January 2019


Saturdays 2018-2019

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.

22 September 2018 Inner Temple 2 March 2019 Inner Temple
29 September Lincoln's Inn 9 March Lincoln's Inn
6 October Middle Temple 16 March Gray's Inn
13 October Gray's Inn 23 March Middle Temple
20 October Inner Temple 30 March Inner Temple
27 October Lincoln's Inn 6 April Lincoln's Inn
3 November Middle Temple 13 April Middle Temple
10 November Gray's Inn 20 April CLOSED
17 November Inner Temple 27 April Gray's Inn
24 November Lincoln's Inn 4 May Inner Temple
1 December Middle Temple 11 May Lincoln's Inn
8 December Gray's Inn 18 May Middle Temple
15 December Inner Temple 25 May CLOSED
22 December CLOSED 1 June Gray's Inn
29 December CLOSED 8 June Inner Temple
5 January 2019 CLOSED 15 June Lincoln's Inn
12 January Lincoln's Inn 22 June Middle Temple
19 January Middle Temple 29 June Gray's Inn
26 January Gray's Inn 6 July Inner Temple
2 February Inner Temple 13 July Lincoln's Inn
9 February Lincoln's Inn 20 July Middle Temple
16 February Middle Temple 27 July Gray's Inn
23 February 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.