Information for Library users and visitors
The Library is introducing new guidelines for all new and exisiting Library users beginning Tuesday 5th October. For further information or queries relating to your visit please contact the Library.
Using the Library
New users: please fill out a registration form on arrival at Rivington Place reception and show proof of identification and current address. Hand in the completed form to staff on arrival in the Library. You can download a copy of this form (see below)
Visitors: short-stay visitors are welcome to browse the Library, but are required to sign in and register to use the facilities and collections.
All users: please sign the visitors' book at the Library enquiry desk.
The Library is open to the public for reference, research and browsing. Items cannot be borrowed.
Please ask Library staff for access to wireless internet and photocopying facilities. Laptops are available for use on request at the enquiry desk. Library users are discouraged from using the laptops for recreational internet use.
Please store bags, coats and jackets in the lockers provided on the ground floor. These items will not be admitted into the Library. Rivington Place reception staff will be happy to advise you.
The Library and Rivington Place accept no responsibility for the loss of or damage to Library users' personal property.
Portable scanners or other copying equipment should not be brought into the Library. Please do not use mobile phones while in the Library.
Caring for the Library space and collections
Stuart Hall Library staff are dedicated to caring for and preserving the collections. It is important that no food or drink (except water) is brought into, or consumed in the Library.
Library registration form
+44 (0)20 7749 1255