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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.

 

 

Opening hours 

From 23 January until further notice

08:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday

10:00 - 22:00 Saturday to Sunday

Prior booking is required.

Service availability 

Staffed hours:

An enquiry service, including Click and Collect pick-up, is available at the Welcome Desk during the following times:

10:00 - 16:00 Monday to Friday 

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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 

From 23 January until further notice

08:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday

10:00 - 22:00 Saturday to Sunday

 

Prior booking is required.

Service availability

Enquiry service currently unavailable.

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 15 February until further notice

08:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday

10:00 - 22:00 Saturday to Sunday

Prior booking is required.

Service availability

Enquiry service currently unavailable.

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

24/7 Basement Reading Room

The study area is closed until further notice.

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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

From 15 March until further notice:

24/7

 

Service availability

Canalside is currently monitored by Security.

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Canalside access

Opening hours

From 22 February until further notice:

09:00 - 19:00 Monday to Friday

Please note that from 1 April The Hive will be a designated individual non-silent study space

Service availability

The Hive is monitored by Library Staff between 10:00 and 18:00 Monday to Friday

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Contact The Hive

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The Hive access

Opening hours

From 23 January 2021

08:00 - 22:00 Monday to Friday

10:00 - 22:00 Saturday to Sunday

Prior booking is required.

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.

Please note under the current COVID-19 Secure scheme the following spaces will remain closed until further notice:

  • Graduate Common Room
  • Group Study Rooms 1 and 2
  • The kitchen

For general enquiries please contact Sarah Molloy - s.h.molloy@qmul.ac.uk 

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The Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine has its own reference library, which is not a part of Queen Mary Library Services. As some Wolfson Institute Library material is listed on the Queen Mary Library Services catalogue, contact details are provided here for convenience.

The Wolfson Institute Reference Library is open for reference use only during normal office hours.
Please contact the Assistant Administrator before visiting the Library.