Welcome to Birkbeck Library
Find out what facilities are available in the new Accessibility Centre on level 1 of the Library.
Archives & Special Collections
A new collection added to the Archives & Special Collections you can consult.
Have Your Say
Make a difference to the Birkbeck student experience and take part in the National Student Survey or other BBK student surveys. Have #bbkyoursay now!
News and events
Now the library has some new group study space we’re interested in what else you’d like to see happening. Find out how you can help shape future library developments through a variety of activities.
Four rare books 'rediscovered at Birkbeck' - a video about the rediscovery and the items themselves.
Library space survey undertaken in the Autumn term - the findings are now available.
Book for a Saturday workshop in March and improve your Library skills.
You need to bring your card with you every time you visit the Library to activate the turnstile at the entrance.
The Library covers five levels of the main building on Torrington Square.
The entrance is on the ground floor and the upper levels can be accessed by stairs or by a lift.
We have a variety of study spaces from silent areas to bookable pods available for group work. You will find more information and can book a Group study pod here.
You can check the availability of study spaces here and at the Library entrance.
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