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Library Opening Hours

Term time

Monday to Thursday9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday (see Saturdays 2020) 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Out of term (Easter Week, August & September)

Monday to Friday9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Early Closings & Bank Holidays 2020

Tuesday 25 February9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Friday 10 AprilCLOSED
Monday 13 AprilCLOSED
Friday 8 MayCLOSED
Monday 25 MayCLOSED

Saturdays 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.

4 JanuaryCLOSED
11 January Gray's Inn
18 JanuaryMiddle Temple
25 JanuaryLincoln's Inn
1 FebruaryInner Temple
8 FebruaryLincoln's Inn
15 February Middle Temple
22 FebruaryGray's Inn
29 FebruaryInner Temple
7 MarchLincoln's Inn
14 MarchMIddle Temple
21 MarchGray's Inn
28 MarchInner Temple
4 AprilGray's Inn
11 AprilCLOSED
18 AprilMiddle Temple
25 AprilLincoln's Inn
2 MayInner Temple
16 MayLincoln's Inn
30 MayInner Temple
6 JuneGray's Inn
13 JuneMiddle Temple
20 JuneLincoln's Inn
27 JuneMiddle Temple
4 JulyGray's inn
11 JulyInner Temple
18 JulyLincoln's Inn
25 JulyMiddle 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.