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Welcome to the UK’s largest open-access specialist dance collection.

Laban Library offers the largest and most varied open-access specialist research collection on dance and related subjects in the UK, covering many aspects of dance in a variety of formats and languages.


Quick links for students and staff

  • Search the Laban Library catalogue for online and physical resources available from the library, including books, journals, and video recordings. Log in with your TL username and password to renew and reserve books.

  • Use QuickSearch for Trinity Laban libraries' electronic subscriptions and recommended free online resources along with the Laban Library catalogue. IT login required.

  • View programme reading lists on the Laban Library catalogue.

  • View class recordings, and student and professional performances on our video streaming site, eStream. IT login required.

  • FAQs for Trinity Laban students.

Laban Library opening times 

Physical library remains closed until further notice.

Our librarians are available to assist you remotely during the summer vacation 11 July - 13 September:

Mon - Fri*: 10.00-18.00

*Mon 10 and Tue 11 August: 11.00-15.00

*Mon 31 Aug and weekends: CLOSED

From September:

Mon, Fri: 10.00-18.00

Tue - Thu: 10.00-20.00

We will be closed on 1-2 days in September for the Faculty of Dance staff development - dates to be confirmed.

Please see FAQs for Visitors and Alumni to find out more about visiting Laban Library.
You can contact us by phone, email, live chat and MS Teams.

Find Us

You will find the Laban Library & Archive in the Laban Building at Creekside.


For further information, please email us or call +44 (0)20 8305 9333.