Reference and exhibition library
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.
In normal times, the Old Library is open to the public for much of the year on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, and it can be visited by researchers (by appointment) 9.15 - 4.15pm on weekdays. To find out more about the Old Library and visiting it (in normal times), do look at the library pages.
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|