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Opening Hours

Mile End: 24/7
Whitechapel: 24/7
West Smithfield (including Basement): 12pm - 8pm Mon-Sun.
Graduate Centre: 8am - 10pm Mon-Fri. 10am - 10pm Sat-Sun
Canalside: 24/7
Hive: 8am - 10pm Mon-Fri. 10am - 10pm Sat-Sun
Temporary Building: 8am - 8pm (second floor) and 8am - 10pm (Postgraduate Study Area)

Service Update

West Smithfield basement opening time changes

West Smithfield Library basement opening hours changed

Library Search

Enhancement summer 2022

The default search is now “Books, e-books and DVDs"

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Artistic impression of the design and layout for the extension showing flooring, light well in the roof and soft seating

Mile End Library Transformation 2021-2023

A major transformation programme of works begin on 31st May 2021 in the Mile End Library

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