There are many opportunities to visit the library and we look forward to welcoming you to our collections.
Please note all visits are by appointment. Contact the library by email here to make an appointment.

Library Events

The Library holds events, from open days to exhibitions both online and in-person, to celebrate and share our collections. These are wonderful opportunities to explore the collections.
Click here for details of our past events

Group Visits

Whether you’re an established synagogue or friends bookclub, if your group is interested in visiting the library together or would benefit from research opportunities to support your programming, please contact the library to discuss how we can work together and welcome you to our collections.


Join our unique community of readers to gain regular access to our wonderful collections, to borrow books and enjoy exclusive member benefits. Find out more about Membership here.

Individual Visits

Members of the public and independent researchers are welcome to consult our collections by appointment. Please contact the library to arrange an appointment. For regular access we offer a membership scheme, further details here.

SCONUL Membership and Access

Members of the SCONUL scheme are welcome to consult our collections for reference, by appointment. We are unable to offer study space to students not consulting our collections. Members in Bands A, B and C may register to borrow three books at a time. You will need your ID Card or Library Card from your home institution and your SCONUL  confirmation email. Please contact the library to make an appointment.

Opening Times

All visits are by appointment. Appointments are generally available Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm during teaching term. The library is closed on Jewish holidays, the last weeks of December and July and the month of August.