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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 to find physical items in the library, including books, journals, and video recordings. Log in with your Library user ID and PIN to renew and reserve books.

  • Use our new online research tool QuickSearch to search Trinity Laban libraries' electronic subscriptions and recommended free online resources along with the Laban Library catalogue. IT login required.

  • View course reading lists on the Laban Library catalogue.

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

  • FAQs for Trinity Laban students.

Laban Library opening times 

Spring Term opening hours:      6 January 2020 - 27 March 2020
Mon, Fri 9.00 - 18.00
Tue, Wed, Thu 9.00 - 20.00
Sat, Sun*11.00 - 15.00

Open to TL students & staff only; no AV support

On rare occasions, we may have to close due to unforeseen circumstances. Please call 020 8305 9333 for the latest information if you plan to visit.

Please see FAQs for Visitors and Alumni to find out more about visiting Laban Library.

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.