The Working Library
- The Working Library comprises the Arthur Peck Reading Room (Floor 1), the Group Study Room (Mezzanine Floor), the Bookstacks (Floors 2 and 3), and the Law Library (for law students only).
- Members of the College have 24-hour access to the Working Library with their university cards and books can be borrowed at any time.
- We aim to provide all books needed for Part I papers, and as many as possible for Part II papers. Some material may also support postgraduate studies.
- Library staff are available from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
The Reading Room
- The Reading Room is a silent study areas with seating for approximately 60 readers. The Group Study Room provides a space for collaborative work with seating for up to 16 people, with two portable white boards and a fixed chalkboard.
- The 'Reference' section includes Cambridge University examination papers, encyclopaedias, and dictionaries.
- Our 'General Interest' section consists of popular biographies, fiction, poetry, cookbooks, personal health, travel, and study skills books, and a growing selection of DVDs.
The Law Library
- The Law Library is situated off First Court (ground floor, on the right hand side of K stairs) and is only accessible by card access to law students. It provides 12 reading spaces and houses a reference collection of law reports, journals, and statutes. Law texts available for borrowing are located on Floor 2 of the Working Library.
The Old Library
- If a book you require is labelled 'Lower Old Library', don't worry! These books are available (sometimes for reference, but sometimes for borrowing) but require a member of staff to fetch the item(s) for you.
- You may consult material labelled 'Old Library' following discussion with library staff. We are also happy to allow you to bring visitors to the Old Library (it's a great place to show off to friends and visiting family), but please give us at least 24 hour notice!