Bar Library


Library Update
From 12 October the library will be open from 8.00am to 1.00pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The librarians are still also available to assist with your queries via email from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
You will be required to bring your phone to register each attendance on arrival at the library. That includes barristers, clerks and chambers staff. Upon initial registration members will be sent a library e-card for their phone wallet.
This e-card is to be used for attendance registration and for borrowing. You should retain it for future visits and/or to give to your agent when they are borrowing on your behalf.
Registration details will be kept for 28 days.

In an effort to minimise the handling of materials, the following loan procedures will apply.
Any books currently on the shelf in the library will need to be collected from the shelf and borrowed by the member (or agent). This will be done via a self service kiosk.
Any books currently on loan and which have been reserved, will be loaned to the member by the librarians after 24 hours quarantine and put out in the Click&Collect trolley for collection during library hours.
You will receive an email confirmation that the books are available to collect. The books will be checked out and ready for your collection when you receive the email. Please do not come in until you have received this email.
You will now only be able to reserve books that are currently on loan.

There is a trolley available at the front door during library hours for you to deposit returned books safely. Please do not return books when the library is closed.
Returned books will not be available to borrow for a minimum of 24 hours for health and safety reasons.

Safety Guidelines
When you come to the library, please comply with the new health and safety guidelines that we have developed.

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