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Borrowing Books

On this page you can find out how to borrow books from the Society's library.

Lending Period

The normal lending period is four weeks. Books can be renewed twice.

How many books can be borrowed?

Up to four per membership card.

What books can be borrowed?

Most of our books can be borrowed, however some of our collection is for reference only, this includes valuable or antique books.

If you would like to check that we have a particular book available to loan before coming to the library then please contact the library on 0191 2o8 6189 or

If you are not a member of the Society you can still read our books and journals in the library.