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Library service hours

As a UAL student you can visit Libraries and Learning Zones at any of our sites.

Opening hours vary between sites and may change at short notice. Please check back for updates.

All year round service hours can be found in our FAQs

Camberwell Library and Learning Zone

Monday 25 September - Sunday 10 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 8pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Monday 11 - Friday 22 December:

  • Monday - Wednesday: 10am - 4pm (closed Tuesday 19 December)
  • Thursday and Friday: 10am - 6pm (4pm Friday 22 December)
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 January:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Note: Learning Zone is open 24 hours, 7 days per week.

Camberwell (Peckham Rd) building closed on Tuesday 19 December.
There will be no access to Camberwell Library or the Gardens House Learning Zone on this date. This is to allow for essential maintenance works to take place. Please use other UAL libraries on this day.

All year round service hours can be found in our FAQs

Central Saint Martins (CSM) Library and Learning Zone

Monday 6 November - Sunday 10 December (Night opening):

  • Open continuously from 9am Monday until 10pm Friday
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 8pm

Monday 11 - Friday 22 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm (4pm Friday 22 December)
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 January:

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 4pm

All year round service hours can be found in our FAQs

Chelsea Library

Monday 25 September - Sunday 10 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 8pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Monday 11 - Friday 22 December:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 10am - 6pm (closed Wednesday 20 December)
  • Friday: 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 January:

  • Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 10am - 6pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Chelsea building closed on Wednesday 20 December.
There will be no access to Chelsea Library on this date. This is to allow for essential maintenance works to take place. Please use other libraries on this day.

All year round service hours can be found in our FAQs

London College of Communication (LCC) Library and Learning Zone

Monday 25 September - Sunday 10 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 10pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 8pm

Monday 11 - Friday 22 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm (Closed Monday 18 December; 4pm Friday 22 December)
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 January:

  • Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 4pm

LCC building closed on Monday 18 December.
There will be no access to LCC Library and Learning Zone on this date. This is to allow for essential maintenance works to take place. Please use other UAL libraries on this day.

All year round service hours can be found in our FAQs

London College of Fashion (LCF) Library

Monday 25 September - Sunday 10 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 10pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 8pm

Monday 11 - Friday 22 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm (4pm Friday 22 December)
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 January:

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Note: Visitor access for LCF library will resume in January 2024, in the new location at East Bank

All year round service hours can be found in our FAQs

Wimbledon Library

Monday 25 September - Sunday 10 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 8pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Monday 11 - Friday 22 December:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 January:

  • Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
  • Wednesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed

All year round service hours can be found in our FAQs

Archives and Special Collections Centre (ASCC)

Open Monday to Friday from 1pm - 4pm by advance appointment.

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

How to book an ASCC appointment

High Holborn Library

Monday 2 October - Sunday 10 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Monday 11 - Friday 22 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm (4pm Friday 22 December)
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 23 December - Monday 1 January: Closed

Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 January:

  • Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Lime Grove Library

Reading room

Monday 25 September - Friday 15 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 11am - 2pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 16 December - Sunday 7 January: Closed

Study room

Open at the same time as the rest of the building.

Monday 25 September - Friday 15 December:

  • Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Saturday 16 December - Sunday 7 January: Closed