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Library Services

Opening Hours

 

View of Mile End Library main entrance

There are three libraries across Queen Mary campuses, each with outstanding resources for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students. 

For more detailed information about the opening hours of each library and library-managed study space please see below.

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Access & Membership 

 

Opening hours 

From Tuesday 2 January

24/7 starts from 8am

Service availability 

Staffed hours

An enquiry service is available at the Welcome Desk during the following times:

8am - 8pm - Monday - Friday

11am - 6pm - Saturday & Sunday

 

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Contact Mile End Library

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Mile End Library access

Route plan - Mile End Library to Maths Square

Opening hours 

Monday 4 March - Friday 19 July

24/7

Service availability

An enquiry service is available at the Welcome Desk during the following times:

8am - 8pm - Monday - Friday 

11am - 6pm - Saturday - Sunday

Self-service facilities are available throughout all Library opening hours.

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Contact Whitechapel Library

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Whitechapel Library access

Opening hours

From Mon 12 February - Sun 17 March

Midday - 8pm - Monday - Sunday

From Mon 18 March

Midday - 8pm - Monday - Friday

Closed - Saturday - Sunday

 

Service availability

Enquiry service Monday to Friday 12pm - 2pm.

Self-service facilities are available throughout all Library opening hours.

Basement Reading Room

24/7

ID card is required for access to the basement. 

Please note, due to the refurbishment of the lift, there is currently no step-free access to the Basement Reading Room.

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Contact West Smithfield Library

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West Smithfield Library access

Route plan - Barbican Tube Station to West Smithfield Library

Opening Hours

24/7

Service availability

Canalside is currently monitored by Security.

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Find Canalside

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Canalside access

Opening hours

From Tuesday 2 January

8am - 6pm - Monday - Friday

Closed - Saturday - Sunday

Service availability

The Hive is monitored by Library Staff between 10am and 6pm Monday - Friday

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Contact The Hive

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The Hive access

Opening hours

8am - 10pm - Monday - Friday

10am - 10pm - Saturday & Sunday

PGRs have 24/7 access

Prior booking is required for the Reading Room.

For Group Study Room bookings on the 7th floor of the Graduate Centre and for general enquiries, please contact library-environment@qmul.ac.uk

The Graduate Study Space on the 7th floor of the Graduate Centre, Mile End Campus, is made up of four study environments designed for the use of taught and research postgraduate students.

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