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Library Opening Hours

Middle Temple Library opening dates and times are listed below. Opening hours and dates will be reviewed and published daily in order to adhere to government regulations. When the Library is closed due to Covid restrictions, we will nonetheless operate a remote enquiry and document delivery service for members.

When the Library is open, measures and restrictions have been put in place to ensure the health and safety of members and staff. In order to adhere to government guidance on social distancing, the number of members allowed into the library at any one time will be restricted.

Please read our COVID-19 Safety Precautions that are in place at the Inn. 


Standard Opening Hours

Monday - Friday9.00 am - 7.00 pm

Adjusted Opening Hours

1 June9.00 am - 5.30 pm

Saturday Opening Hours

The Inn libraries operate a Saturday opening rota with one library of the four opening from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm every Saturday in term.

14 MayInner Temple
21 MayLincoln's Inn*
28 MayInner Temple
11 JuneLincoln's
18 JuneMiddle Temple
25 JuneGray's Inn
2 JulyInner Temple
9 JulyLincoln's Inn
16 JulyMiddle Temple
23 JulyGray's Inn

*Please note the change of order

Members will be required to register their name and contact number before entering the Library. The Inn's data protection policy is available here.

Enquiries can be made to the library at: or 020 7427 4830.



There is only one entry point for each of the Inns at the weekend, as follows:

Gray’s Inn - High Holborn

Inner Temple - Tudor Street

Lincoln’s Inn - Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Middle Temple - Tudor Street