St. Albans Diocesan Resource Library

Last updated 23rd March 2008 
Name of library  St. Albans Diocesan Resource Library
Address Holywell Lodge, 41 Holywell Hill, Sta Albans AL1 1HE 
Telephone 01727 818458 
Fax 01727 844469 
Alternative names Diocesan Education Centre (Resource) Library 
Contact & Job Title Ron Upton,  Resource Manager
Purpose & main user community of the library  Clergy and lay people linked to parishes – education and services support; Schools – education
Terms of access Walk in 
Opening hours M-F 0830-1630; late night opening occasionally – details on website 
Disabled access  There are 2 new disabled parking bays in the car park at Holywell Lodge with a wheelchair ramp direct access to the centre.
Lending to other libraries & visitors Yes. 3 week borrowing period (half a term for some RE items) 
Number of volumes 3,246 
Periodicals – Back Issues  6
Current Periodicals  6
Other materials  398 video; 124 CD, 20 slide sets, 719 posters, 157 music, 27 godly play sets, 13 faith artefact sets, 12 nativity sets, 7 costume sets, 22 cross/crucifix sets, 2 finger puppet sets, 1 puppet
Volumes added per year  100
Coverage  Children’s resources – worship, holiday clubs, prayer, drama, children and communion. Youth resources – Bible study, ideas, issues, support material for youth workers Schools resources – main world faiths, worship, PSHE, citizenship
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