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Westminster Reference Library

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Opening times

Day Opening times
Monday to Friday 10am to 8pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday Closed

This is a specialist public reference library with regular and varied events, exhibition space and a business information point. There are also three reading rooms available for reading and study.

Westminster Music Library has relocated to Westminster Reference Library, please check their opening times before visiting. 

Venue notes

Facilities and services

Specialist collections



St Martin's Street 35
City of Westminster
United Kingdom


There is no wheelchair access but we can make our material available at another Westminster library branch upon request.

There are two steps at the entrance, then six steps immediately inside the building to the ground floor. The library is on three floors with stairs to all levels but there is no lift. You can find the following collections on each floor:

  • ground floor: performing arts, fine art, design and photography collections
  • first floor: Westminster Music Library
  • second floor: a quiet reading and study area and a collection of art books for loan

Registered assistance dogs are welcome.

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We have events for adults, and activities for children and young people.

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Published: 22 January 2021

Last updated: 8 September 2023