Leo Baeck College Library

Last updated 10th July 2007 
Name of library  Leo Baeck College Library
Address  Sternberg Centre, 80 East End Road, LONDON. N3 2SY
Telephone  020 8349 5610 / 020 8349 5611
Fax 020 8349 5619 
E-mail library@lbc-cje.ac.uk 
Website  http://www.lbc-cje.ac.uk
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Dr. Annette M. Boeckler, Librarian 
Purpose & main user community of the library  students of LBC, rabbis, teachers and researchers.
Terms of access By appointment 
Opening hours M-Th 09.00-17.00; F 09.00-13.00 Closed on public and Jewish holidays
Disabled access  No (easy) access for people in wheelchairs
Lending to other libraries & visitors Yes, via the BL. Annual membership available subject to identity and address confirmation. Annual fee £25. 
Number of volumes 60,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 314 
Current Periodicals  40 (+ 40 newsletters)
Other materials 10,000 pamphlets (mostly on European Progressive Judaism, Zionism, sermons), 15,000 sound recordings, 190 rabbinic and MA theses, 14 microfilms, 300 rare books 
Volumes added per year 1,200 
Coverage Judaica library with special interest in English, German, Hebrew, French and Russian books on Bible incl. traditional and modern commentaries, Jewish Liturgy, Rabbinics, Modern Judaism, Jewish Philosophy, Jewish History, Judaism in European countries, Jewish-Christian-Muslim Interfaith. 
Special Collections Chalgall collection, Judaica Conservancy Foundation, London Bet Din Library Collection, Siegward Kunath Collection, Gillinson collection, Podro Collection 
Manuscripts  16
Research resource  see coverage
Catalogue Type card catalogue in computerized form (Microsoft Access) 
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities  Photocopying, microfilm
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  2
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  introducing a computer library system; library redevelopment.
Anything else about the library