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Library Information

Access

There is a wheelchair ramp up to the building entrance and a lift to all floors. Entrance doors are automated. There are wheelchair-accessible toilets on the ground and fourth floors.

There is a magnifier and headphones available at the Enquiry Desk. All of the computer monitors are touch-screen. There is a portable induction loop at the Enquiry Desk. Staff can request PDFs of books held by the Library from the publishers upon application.

 

Contact

Middle Temple Library

Ashley Building

Middle Temple Lane

London

EC4Y 9BT

 

020 7427 4830
library@middletemple.org.uk

 

Exhibitions

The Library holds four exhibitions a year. The current exhibition links global networks of trade and exploration to Elizabethan and Jacobean social and literary networks at the Middle Temple. It was curated by Drs Lauren Working and Emily Stevenson of the TIDE project and contains a series of artworks from the artist and ‘pocket’ globe maker Loraine Rutt.

Download guide.

 

Opening Hours

The Library is currently open from 9am to 6pm. Opening hours will be reviewed in line with government guidance. Please check our opening hours page for any changes and for Saturday opening.

The Library is closed on bank holidays and for a fortnight at Christmas.

 

Tours: Online

Our virtual tour offers a short introduction to the Middle Temple Library, detailing services offered to students and barristers. Click to take a look around the library and learn more about how we can help you

 

Tours: On-Site

Library tours last 30 minutes and are limited to 5 people. If you would like to book a slot for yourself or make a group booking, please e-mail us at library@middletemple.org.uk or phone on 020 7427 4830 and let us know when you would like to attend from the dates/times below.

Monday 27 September

11:00 am

3:00 pm

Wednesday 29 September

11:00 am

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Monday 4 October

11:00 am

3:00 pm

Wednesday 6 October

11:00 am

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Monday 11 October

11:00 am

3:00 pm

Wednesday 13 October

11:00 am

3:00 pm

6:00 pm