Does the British Library have study spaces?

Everyone can use our Reading Rooms for study and research, and you don’t need to pre-book. You just need a Reader Pass, and you’re in.

Can anyone study at the British Library?

To be able to access the reading rooms at the British Library you need to be a member. To become a member you have to be at least a first year undergraduate student and need access to something that they hold.

Where can I study in London libraries?

Best Libraries in London

  • The British Library.
  • The London Library.
  • National Art Library at the V&A.
  • The Poetry Library at the Southbank Centre.
  • Bishopsgate Institute Library.
  • Wellcome Collection Library.
  • The BFI Reuben Library.
  • Kensington Central Library.

Who can join the British Library?

We’re continuing to offer as many online services as we can so that the British Library remains open to everyone, wherever you are in the world. We do not normally issue a Reader Pass to anyone under the age of 18, but we occasionally make an exception to see specific items which are unavailable in other libraries.

How much does it cost to be a member of the British Library?

British Library membership costs £80 a year by Direct Debit or £87 by credit or debit card. Member benefits include: Free entry for the member and a guest to British Library exhibitions. Access for the member and a guest to the daytime Members’ Room.

Where should I study at home?

Have A Designated Study Area Whether it’s the kitchen table or the desk in your bedroom, create an area to study that is a designated study zone. Try to reserve your bed for sleeping and avoid studying in it (it can be all too easy to take a nap!).

Why visit the British Library in London?

The British Library is one of the top visiting choices for tourists in London but it is also a prominent choice among students wishing to enjoy an ideal atmosphere of quiet study.

What is the best London Library to study in London?

The National Art Library is number two on our list of quiet places to study in London. In our office, we all agree that the best London library in the world to show an International Student Living In London is the National Art Gallery. It looks just like a set from Beauty And The Beast. It is so quintessentially English.

Where are the best study spots in London?

From cafés to museums and libraries, London is a great place to work from in public. Read on to find out the best study spots in London. The British Library is huge and has lots of different areas perfect for studying in. There are booths and tables to suit any size study group and equally fitting spaces for some solo study time.

How much does the British Library cost to enter?

The British Library is free to enter and a Reader Pass is available for students and members of the public. Register online for this and do check you have the correct ID with you to avoid disappointment. More information on that here Reading Rooms Opening Times