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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.


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Laban Library opening times 

Autumn Term opening times (20 September – 10 December 2021):


Mon – Fri          8:30 – 19:00

Sat – Sun         11:00 – 15:00

Enquiries (Mon – Fri) in person or online via Live Chat to a Librarian and email librarians-dance@trinitylaban.ac.uk

Please note that, on occasions, there may be short notice delays or closures. If you are planning a trip to the library, we recommend that you call us on 020 8305 9333 in advance of your visit.

We are accepting bookings for use of the library from Trinity Laban Alumni and external visitors. Please contact the library by email to book a slot minimum one working day in advance, to allow us to inform reception of your arrival. Please note that, at present, you must agree to safety requirements before visiting, to keep everyone safe. This includes having a negative Covid-19 rapid test result shortly before visiting, as well as wearing a well-fitted face mask in communal areas of the building.

We also ask library guests to limit their visit to the library, accessible toilets, and public café in the building.

You can contact us by phone, email, Tawk.to live chat and Microsoft Teams.

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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.