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Trinity Hall: Library Introduction: Home

A guide to using the Jerwood library at Trinity Hall, Cambridge


The Jerwood Library is for all current members of Trinity Hall.  You will need your University card to access the library and to borrow books. It is a friendly and supportive place to study with beautiful views of the river!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have made some changes to keep you safe and to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Before using the Jerwood library for the first time, please read the **important information** contained on this guide:

Covid-19: Working in the Jerwood Library

The Jerwood Library is currently available 9:30 am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday by advanced booking only.

Welcome! This guide intends to introduce new students to Trinity Hall's libraries. You'll find information on:

Mezzanine window seat

The mezzanine

Reading room

Reading room

lower ground floor

Lower ground floor

First floor

Second floor

computer room

Computer room

Introductory videos

What does the Library offer you? Find out basic information on the services and facilities provided in the Jerwood Library. Prefer a handout? You can download the Library guide 2020-21.

Explore the Jerwood Library building with this virtual tour


Library rules The Jerwood library rules of use

Any questions?

Tel: +44 1223 332546 or 764464

Office hours

9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday

Recommend a book

We welcome your book suggestions! Just complete the online recommendation form.

You can also request a scanned chapter of a book from the Jerwood using this form.

Using other Cambridge libraries

There are over 100 libraries to explore across Cambridge. Current students can use and borrow from the majority of these. But College libraries are restricted to current members of the College.

A Welcome to Cambridge Libraries video is available at:

Spacefinder Find great spaces to work!  This website is designed to help Cambridge students find study spaces across the University and City of Cambridge that suit their needs and preferences.

Spacefinder website