Carlisle Diocesan Resource Centre

Last updated  13th January 2009
Name of library Carlisle Diocesan Resource Centre
Address  West Walls, Carlisle CA3 8UE
Telephone  01228 538086
Fax  01228 598220
Alternative names  Diocesan Resource Centre
Contact & Job Title  Mr Stephen Mott, Resource Centre Officer
Purpose & main user community of the library  Teachers, clergy, lay readers, children and youth leaders, churches
Terms of access  Free to anyone who asks to join
Opening hours  Mon-Wed 10.00-16.45, Thurs 10.00-19.00, Fri 10.00-15.45. First Sat of month in school term 10.00-12.30
Disabled access  Disabled access via ramp but no lift to first floor.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. All borrowers must register
Number of volumes  9,000+
Periodicals – Back Issues  12
Current Periodicals  9
Other materials  video/dvd, CD-ROM, cassettes/cd, posters
Volumes added per year  200
Coverage  RE, Christianity, Theological Training, Reference, Ministerial Training
Special Collections  Prescott Reference Library
Research resource  The resource centre holds a number of books on Christian and religious education
Catalogue Type  Computer and Card
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocopying
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  2
Voluntary Staff  12
Changes in next five years affecting the above  Continuiung move towards online/e-mail and telephone service and posting of resources to borrowers.
Anything else about the library  Limited car parking available