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 2019--2020)  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 2019-2020

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's closing dates will be announced closer to the time.

28 December CLOSED
4 January CLOSED
11 January  Gray's Inn
18 January Middle Temple
25 January Lincoln's Inn
1 February Inner Temple
8 February Lincoln's Inn
15 February  Middle Temple
22 February Gray's Inn
29 February Inner Temple
7 March Lincoln's Inn
14 March MIddle Temple
21 March Gray's Inn
28 March Inner Temple
4 April Gray's Inn
11 April CLOSED
18 April Middle Temple
25 April Lincoln's Inn
2 May Inner Temple
16 May Lincoln's Inn
30 May Inner Temple
6 June Gray's Inn
13 June Middle Temple
20 June Lincoln's Inn
27 June Middle Temple
4 July Gray's inn
11 July Inner Temple
18 July Lincoln's Inn
25 July Middle Temple


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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.