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                                                                                                                                    Opening hours

                                                                                                                                    We are open 8am until midnight

                                                                                                                                    View Library opening hours and service point hours.

                                                                                                                                    Library building

                                                                                                                                    Open 8am until midnight for all cardholders.


                                                                                                                                    Staffed services

                                                                                                                                    Enquiries Desk

                                                                                                                                    Enquiries staff are your first stop for help with the Library and its services. You can also contact the team by email, on Twitter or Facebook.

                                                                                                                                    • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

                                                                                                                                    Support Desk

                                                                                                                                    Visit this desk to get general help with borrowing, requesting material and any other issues to do with your Library account. 

                                                                                                                                    • Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm

                                                                                                                                    The Women's Library Reading Room

                                                                                                                                    On the 4th floor of the Library, The Women's Library Reading Room is the space for using LSE and The Women's Library archives and special collections. Read about access to archives and special collections

                                                                                                                                    • Monday to Friday: 10.30 am to 5pm

                                                                                                                                    Exhibition Gallery

                                                                                                                                    Visit our exhibition space by the entrance to LSE Library. Exhibitions change termly and are an opportunity to explore themes within our unique and distinctive collections. View information about our exhibitions.

                                                                                                                                    Find us

                                                                                                                                    LSE Library, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD.

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