Spurgeon’s College Library

Last updated 9th February 2020
Name of library Spurgeon’s College Library 
Address South Norwood Hill, London, SE25 6DJ 
Telephone 020 8683 8465
E-mail  library@spurgeons.ac.uk
Website  http://www.spurgeons.ac.uk
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Rob Bradshaw, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Serves students and staff of the College 
Terms of access Not normally open to non-members of the college for borrowing, but occasionally for reading on site. Email requests to the librarian. 
Opening hours Monday to Saturday 7am until 11pm, Sunday Closed. Vacation opening times vary and the Library is closed on Sundays and on most Bank Holidays.
Disabled access Suitable for wheelchair users
Lending to other libraries & visitors By arrangement with the Librarian
Number of volumes 54,000 (1,500 e-books)
Periodicals – Back Issues 340, sets and partial sets
Current Periodicals 95
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  1,000
Coverage General theology, missiology, homiletics, biblical studies, church history, pastoral studies, ethics, world religions.
Special Collections An archive of material by and about C.H. Spurgeon (1834-1892): books, MSS letters, newspaper cuttings, portraits, etc.
Manuscripts Spurgeon manuscripts in the archive as described above.
Research resource Significant resource for the study of C. H. Spurgeon and his importance in Victorian society.
Catalogue Type Computer (Heritage)
URL of catalogue https://spurgeonscollege.cirqahosting.com/
Other facilities  Photocopying
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  2
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library The Library uses Heritage computer software and is a member of the Theological Heritage User Group.