About the Library
Please Note: Bishopsgate Library will close for annual stocktaking on Friday 1st August at 5.30pm and re-open at 10am on Monday 18th August. We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.
Bishopsgate Library is open to everyone. There is no need to make an appointment to visit the Library, or to bring proof of address or ID with you.
Our special collections
are kept in closed access and need to be consulted in our Researchers' Area. Click here for information about accessing the special collections
We also hold a small open access general reference collection including daily newspapers. Visitors are welcome to use the Library for private study, along with our computers and photocopying facilities.
Bishopsgate Library is wheelchair accessible. Assistance dogs are welcome.