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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 this term, please read the **important information** contained on this guide:

Covid-19: Working in the Jerwood Library

*Michaelmas term 2021* Information on current library services is available here.

Mezzanine window seat. Student sitting crossed legged on seat reading book

The mezzanine

Student sitting at desk in the reading room

Reading room

Desk and rolling stack on the lower ground floor

Lower ground floor

Desks on first floor

First floor

Table on second floor

Second floor

Computers and printers on the third floor

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

Opening hours

Mon - Sun: 08.00 - Midnight

The Library will close for the Christmas vacation at 00:00 on Thursday 23 December, and will reopen at 8 am on Tuesday 4 January 2022.

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:

Library Essentials guide: video of libraries, iDiscover, borrowing, Leganto reading lists; eresources, accessibility

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.

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