The BFI has announced the opening date for the new BFI Library:
The BFI Library is moving to a new purpose-built home in our venue at BFI Southbank as part of a major modernisation andrefurbishment programme to make it more accessible, to attract new users, and to integrate its considerable resources into our public and cultural programmes
Work on the project began in early March and is scheduled over three months. This notice is to let you know that the Library will close while we physically move its contents to the new site and we are setting up measures to provide alternative access during this period. The closure dates are Monday 14 May to Tuesday 12 June. The new Library will re-open for business on 12 June ahead of a formal launch in September 2012.
This significant investment includes increasing digitisation of Library material, free access, a brand new Saturday service and regular longer weekday opening hours.