The Old Library is next to the Working Library and houses the College's collection of 50,000 early-printed books and manuscripts, ranging from 11th-century manuscripts through to 20th-century works. This library has materials in English, Latin, Greek, Arabic and Sanskrit.
The Old Library is open to the public by prior appointment only Monday-Friday 9:30-4:30pm, and it can be visited by researchers (by appointment) 10-12am and 2-4:30pm Monday-Friday. To find out more about the Old Library and visiting it, do look at the library website.
You may find the following links particularly useful:
|Old Library Timeline||This allows you to explore the history and some highlights from the collection|
|Treasures of the Old Library||A quick presentation with pictures|
|Exhibitions||Some can be looked at online|
|Music hire library||Students at Christ's can use this for free|
|Social media||The Christ's Libraries are on Twitter, facebook and Instagram|