The opening hours for the General Reading Room are:
- Monday: 09.30-20.30
- Tuesday: 09.30-20.30
- Wednesday: 10.00-20.30
- Thursday: 09.30-20.30
- Friday: 09.30-20.30
- Saturday: 09.30-13.00
See also festive season opening hours.
Readers should return all material to the Collection and Return Desk no later than 10 minutes before closing time to allow staff to complete closing procedures.