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The Mitchell Library Reading Room is temporarily closed for refurbishment. More information ›

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Newsflash:

We're open Wednesday 26 January 2022, with changes to some services and opening hours ›

Opening hours

We're open Wednesday 26 January 2022, with changes to some services and opening hours.

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Reading Rooms

The Mitchell Library Reading Room is temporarily closed. Find out more >

Monday to Thursday

9 am to 5 pm

Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

10 am to 5 pm

  • Special Collections is CLOSED on Sundays.
All requests for collection items must be made at least 1 hour before closing. 

Exhibition Galleries

Monday to Thursday

9 am to 5 pm

Friday 9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

10 am to 5 pm

The Library Shop 

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

11 am to 5 pm

Shakespeare Room

Temporarily closed

 

Friends Room

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends and public holidays

Closed

Library Cafe 

Monday to Friday

9 am to 3 pm

Weekends and public holidays

9 am to 3 pm 

The Library Bar

Wednesday to Saturday

The Library Bar will reopen on Friday 14 January due to staff shortages caused by COVID-19.

4 pm to 10 pm