Guildford Cathedral Library

Last updated 7th October 2014 
Name of library Guildford Cathedral Library 
Address The Cathedral, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP 
Telephone 01483 565287 
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Purpose & main user community of the library  Theological, pastoral, liturgical, church history studies, for clergy and others involved in or studying these subjects. The library includes a collection of theological, ethical and pastoral works supplied by the Guildford Diocesan Ministry Course. 
Terms of access These may be borrowed only by members of the courses, but others may consult them in the library. 
Opening hours 09-30-17.15 except Tu am and Su 
Disabled access  Library can be reached without steps, though upper shelves not accessible from a wheelchair.No aids for visually handicapped.
Lending to other libraries & visitors To members only. 
Number of volumes 5,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues
Current Periodicals
Other materials  15 audio tapes
Volumes added per year 200 
Coverage Biblical commentaries; general theology; pastoral, ministerial, liturgical works; church history (popular devotional works are not actively collected)
Special Collections Comprehensive collection of works by Archbishop William Temple 
Research resource  Though small it is probably the best and most accessible theological library in the diocese
Catalogue Type Online 
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Voluntary Staff  4
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