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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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Opening hours 

From 4 January

24/7

Prior booking is required for study spaces on the first and second floor.

Service availability 

Staffed hours

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

08:00 - 20:00 Monday to Friday 

11:00 - 18:00 Saturday to 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 

From 4 April

08:00-03:00 Monday to Sunday

Prior booking is required for individual study spaces on the main floor

Service availability

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

08:00 - 20:00 Monday to Friday 

11:00 - 18:00 Saturday to 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

Tuesday 4 January 2022 - Monday 2 May (incl.)

10:00 - 20:00 Monday to Sunday

Tuesday 3 May - Wednesday 1 June (incl.)

10:00-22:00 Monday to Sunday

From Thursday 1 June

10:00-20:00 Monday to Sunday

Prior booking is required for study spaces in the balcony area

Service availability

Enquiry service Monday to Friday 12:00-14:00.

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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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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Canalside access

Opening hours

From 4 January

08:00-00:00 Monday to Sunday

Prior booking is required.

Service availability

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

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The Hive access

Opening hours

From 4 January

Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00 

Sat -Sun 10:00 - 22:00 

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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Opening hours

 

General study space - TB201 & TB202

 

Mon - Sun 8am - 8pm

 

Postgraduate student area

 

Mon - Sun 8am - 10pm

 

Student ID card is required to access the study spaces on the first and second floors.

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