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Chelsea Library Opening Hours

At Chelsea Library you can access books, DVDs and journals and see specialist collections including the African-Caribbean, Asian & African Art In Britain Archive. Printing and copying is available.

Here you can find:

  • Our opening hours throughout the year
  • Our location and contact details
Rows of books at Chelsea Library
Library, John Islip Street building - Credit: Image courtesy of UAL

Spring term

7 January - 17 March 

Monday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Friday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Easter

18 March - 14 April 

Monday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 6pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 6pm
Friday: 9.30 - 4.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Summer term

15 April - 23 June 

Monday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Friday: 9.30am - 7.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Closed

19 - 22 April - Easter

6 and 27 May - bank holidays.

Summer vacation

24 June - 28 July 

Monday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9.30am - 6.00pm

Thursday: 9.30am - 6.00pm

Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm


29 July - 01 September 


Monday - Friday
12.30pm - 4.30pm


02 September - 15 September


Monday:
9.30am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9.30am - 6.00pm

Thursday: 9.30am - 6.00pm

Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Closed

Saturdays and Sundays

Monday 26 August - bank holiday

Autumn term time opening resumes Monday 16 September

Find us

Chelsea College of Arts
16 John Islip Street
Pimlico
London
SW1P 4JU

Location: 1st Floor, Block C

By tube: Pimlico (Victoria Line)
By bus: 2, 36, 185, 360, 436 or C10

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