To become a member of the AMI Library, simply complete the library application form below. Once you complete the form, please send the librarian an email at [email protected], informing them of when you plan to visit so that they can prepare your library account and card. Please allow two days notice to ensure that this will be ready for your visit. For your first visit, you will be required to bring a proof of ID and to pay the membership fee (either by cash or card).

There is an annual £100 membership fee for external members of the library. The annual membership fee for AMI students and alumni is £50.


Benefits of joining the AMI Library:

  • Entry to the library between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Access specialist collection of works focused on the study of Islam and the Muslim world.
  • External members are able to check out up to 5 books at a time. AMI staff and students are able to check out up to 15 books at a time.
  • Members are able to make use of AMI’s stunning gardens and multi-faith prayer room.
  • The librarians are on hand during opening hours to help you find and suggest works relevant to your research and interests.


For further info, click here to view our FAQs or contact [email protected].