Visiting the library
Planning on visiting the library? Find out more about use of the library
Note: The Society and Library will be closed on Friday 20 December from 1pm.
William Smith County Maps for Sale
We are proud to offer prints of Williams Smith's county maps of England
Sale of Duplicate Stock
Christmas Book Sale - EXTENDED UNTIL 19th DECEMBER!
Help conserve the Agassiz collection
Sponsor as a Christmas gift and we'll send a certificate
Library and Information Services
Welcome to one of the finest Earth Science libraries in the world. The Library contains over 300,000 volumes of books and serials and 40,000 maps, making it a collection of national importance covering all aspects of the geological sciences. We currently subscribe to over 600 journal titles from around the world.
The Library's dedicated staff are available to assist you with all your information needs. See Library Services for information on accessing e-journals from anywhere in the world, borrowing books and maps by post, ordering a literature search of databases, visiting the archive and more. With comfortable study space and WiFi throughout, the Library offers perfect surroundings for research in the heart of London.
For details about services for non-members see Use of the Library or email us.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm.
Please note the Library will be closed from 24th December - 1st January inclusive, re-opening on 2nd January 2014. We will also be closed from 1pm on Friday 20th December.