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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. 

 

Current Opening Hours

29 March - 9 April 10am - 4pm
12 April -  9am - 6pm

Saturday Opening Hours

3 April CLOSED
10 April CLOSED
17 April Lincoln's Inn
24 April Middle Temple
1 May CLOSED
8 May Gray's Inn
15 May Inner Temple
22 May Lincoln's Inn
29 May CLOSED
5 June Middle Temple
12 June Gray's Inn
19 June Inner Temple
26 June Lincoln's Inn
3 July Middle Temple
10 July Gray's Inn
17 July Inner Temple
24 July Lincoln's Inn

 

Members will be required to register their name and contact number before entering the Library. The Inn's data protection policy is available here.Inner Temple Library can only accommodate 10 readers at a time. Further information on how to access their services will be available on their website.

Middle Temple Library will continue to run a free document delivery service remotely for members of the Inns of Court until further notice. Check for details here.

Enquiries can be made to the library at: library@middletemple.org.uk or 020 7427 4830.

 

Access 

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

Gray’s Inn - High Holborn

Inner Temple - Fetter Lane. Please ring Library staff for admission to the building.

Lincoln’s Inn - Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Middle Temple - Tudor Street

 

King's College Library

Under a special arrangement, members of Middle Temple may use King's College Maughan Library at weekends (during term time) on presentation of their MT membership card. The Maughan Library is situated on the eastern side of Chancery Lane in the old Public Records Office.

DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, PLEASE CHECK WITH KING'S COLLEGE BY EMAIL OR PHONE BEFORE VISITING.

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.