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Opening hours

The Library reopened on a limited basis from 14 September.


Saturday 3 October to friday 18 December

  • Chat to us Birkbeck Library live chat is available Monday to Sunday 10am - 10pm.
  • Visit Birkbeck Library Monday to Thursday 2pm - 9pm and Friday 2pm - 6pm.
  • To visit the Library, you will need to book a study space in advance. You can also use this link to make a booking if you simply want to come in and borrow items. You can book a study space up to two days in advance of your visit. There will be no access without a booking.
  • You can return your books in person Monday to Friday 8am - 9pm.
  • We are continuing to offer a click-and-post service for users who do not wish to travel to central London. Birkbeck students, staff and alumni can order up to 5 books at a time via this form.
  • Our main enquiry service continues to be delivered online via chat and email.