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 (see Saturdays 2018--2019)  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 2019

Thursday 18 April 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Friday 19 April CLOSED
Monday 22 April CLOSED
Monday 6 May CLOSED
Tuesday 21 May 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Monday 27 May CLOSED
Tuesday 12 July 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Monday 26 August CLOSED
Wednesday 2 October 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday 23 October 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday 20 November 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday 18 December 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 20 December 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Saturdays 2018-2019

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. Middle Temple Library is closed from 5th to 16th August.

20 July Middle Temple
27 July Gray's Inn
21 September Inner Temple
28 September Lincoln's Inn
5 October Middle Temple
12 October Gray's Inn
19 October Inner Temple
26 October Lincoln's Inn
2 November  Middle Temple
9 November Gray's Inn
16 November Inner Temple
23 November Lincoln's Inn
30 November ​Middle Temple
7 December Gray's Inn
14 December Inner Temple
21 December CLOSED
28 December CLOSED


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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.