Ampleforth Abbey Library

Last updated 9th December 2019
Name of library Ampleforth Abbey Library
Address Ampleforth Abbey, YORK, YO62 4EN
Telephone 07900 340002
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Contact & Job Title Fr Terence Richardson (Librarian)
Purpose & main user community of the library The Monastic community at Ampleforth Abbey
Terms of access By special arrangement
Opening hours By arrangement
Disabled access  Yes
Lending to other libraries & visitors No
Number of volumes About 110,000
Periodicals – Back Issues About 200
Current Periodicals About 50
Other materials
Volumes added per year About 1,000
Coverage Theology, especially Patristics and Monastic Studies, Philosophy, History (especially Church History), Literature, and general studies.
Special Collections Recusant literature
Manuscripts A few
Research resource
Catalogue Type online
URL of catalogue
Other facilities
Full Time Staff none
Part Time Staff one monk librarian
Voluntary Staff occasional help from other monks
Changes in next five years affecting the above no exchanges expected
Anything else about the library The Library is primarily to support the studies and ongoing formation of the resident monastic community.