William Salt Library

Last updated 25th March 2009 
Name of library William Salt Library
Address  Eastgate Street, Stafford. ST16 2LZ
Telephone 01785 278372 
Fax  01785 278414
E-mail  william.salt.library@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website  http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/archives
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Mrs. D. M. A. Randall, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library To preserve printed books, mss., pamphlets and illustrative material for future generations 
Terms of access  No appointment necessary. Visitors require a Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Reader’s Ticket
Opening hours Tu-Th 09.00-13,00, 14.00-17.00, F 09.30-13.00, 14.00-16.30, Sa (first in each month) 09.00-13.00.
Disabled access  Restrictions in access to certain parts of the buildings.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No ILL. Loans only to institutions, depending on the merits of the petition. See above.
Number of volumes  
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  
Other materials  Mss., microfilms, maps, newspapers, ephemera, pamphlets, theses, photographs, postcards.
Volumes added per year  Not possible to say
Coverage  Compton census 1676, C17-19 collection of sermons, Religious tracts, Ecclesiastical volumes, Parish magazines, Diocesan directories (Lichfield).
Special Collections  
Manuscripts  Compton census 1676. Enumeration of Conformists, Non-conformists and Papists in Archdiocese of Canterbury.
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Card
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities  Restricted photocopying allowed depending on the condition of the item in question.
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  2
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above The library will soon be having part of its catalogue available on-line at the address listed 
Anything else about the library