The Cathedral Library

Last updated 9th January 2009
Name of library The Cathedral Library 
Address The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1SX 
Telephone 01634 843366 
Fax  01634 401410
E-mail  Being set up
Website  http://www.rochestercathedral.org
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Canon Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Clergy, readers, ordinands, King’s School pupils 
Terms of access  By appointment
Opening hours  09.00-17.00
Disabled access  2 steps into the library
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. None.
Number of volumes  8,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  11
Current Periodicals  15 including Church Times and Tablet
Other materials  Photographs, engravings
Volumes added per year  30
Coverage  Christian biography, biblical and liturgical studies
Special Collections  C17 Bibles and pre C19 theological books
Manuscripts  Most kept by Medway Archives Office at Strood
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue  Being set up
Other facilities  
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  2
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library