The Willen Library

Last updated 11th May 2012 
Name of library The Willen Library 
Address  Newport Road, Willen, Milton Keynes, MK15 9AA
Telephone  01908 242693
Alternative names  The Well at Willen
Contact & Job Title  Barbara Merrifield, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Anyone interested in the subject areas – spirituality, theology, religion. 
Terms of access Just walk in during librarian’s hours (see below); at other times,by appointment 
Opening hours Tues & Wed 9.30 – 4.00
Thursday 9.30 – 12.30 
Disabled access  Accessible
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Individuals are asked to join the library before books are lent
Number of volumes  10,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  Few
Current Periodicals  50
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  
Coverage  Spirituality and prayer
Theology student texts
Worship resources
History of ecumenism
Inter-faith material
Special Collections  Material relating to the history of the Society of the Sacred Mission and of the Living Spirituality Network
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Study space, wi-fi access and power sockets for laptops, photocopying
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library  There is no charge to join. However the library relies on grants and donations to keep running; members are encouraged to join the Friends of Willen Library in order to help with funding.