Fulham Reference Library

Last updated 8th December 2008 
Name of library Fulham Reference Library 
Address 598 Fulham Road, London, SW6 5NX 
Telephone 020 8753 3876 
Fax 020 7736 3741
E-mail libraries@lbhf.gov.uk 
Website http://www.lbhf.gov.uk/libraries 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Patrick Lyons, Reference and Information Manager 
Purpose & main user community of the library Public library 
Terms of access Appointment confirmation letter or email. The Christianity Collection comprises approximately 22,000 items of stock (both lending and reference ) and includes a few titles dating from the early 1700s. The collection is not directly accessible to customers and around 20% only is recorded in our online catalogue. Customers must contact Fulham Reference Library on 020 8753 3876 before visiting, to identify items in the collection or to make an appointment to obtain supervised access to the card catalogue and stock. Hammersmith & Fulham Library members can use our online Staff-Assisted Search form (https://lbhf.spydus.co.uk/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/OPAC/ASK) to make a request for information or access. Library membership is free and can be obtained by visiting one of our libraries or joining online (https://lbhf.spydus.co.uk/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/OPAC/JOIN). 
Opening hours Monday – Thursday 10.00 – 20.00. Friday & Saturday 10.00 – 17.00. Sunday 11.00 – 17.00 
Disabled access No direct disabled access. If required, items will be made available to view in the Reference Library. 
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Lending via Inter-Library Loans. Some items are not for loan.
Number of volumes 22,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 50 
Current Periodicals  20
Other materials  
Volumes added per year 30 
Coverage All aspects of Christianity 
Special Collections  
Research resource Lending via Inter-Library Loans. Some items are not for loan. 
Catalogue Type Online and Card catalogue 
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities Photocopying, Microsoft Office applications, online access 
Full Time Staff  2
Part Time Staff  6
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library