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Lambeth Palace Library Reading Room

Reading Room

The Library welcomes over 2000 research visits each year, from a broad range of users from across the world.

Cosmographicus Liber by Peter_Apian 1529 (LA6)

Document Production

Information about the production of documents in our Reading Room and ordering material in advance.

Bishop George Bell (Bell 357, f.187)

Advance Orders

Information on which categories of material can be ordered in advance.
Library Microfilm Reader Printer

Reader Facilities

Researchers visiting the Library can now take advantage of wireless internet access, free of charge, amongst other facilities.

Bishop Arthur Winnington-Ingram (Print XXV-59)


How to contact us with an enquiry.
Book of Hours, 15th Century (MS_0455, f.27v)

Copying Services

Information on the Library's range of reprographic services, including photocopying and digital photography.
Archbishop Thomas Secker (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Bridgeman Art Library

Digital images of selected items in the Library's collections, held by the Bridgeman Art Library.

Great Hall, Lambeth Palace

Filming in Lambeth Palace Library

Information on filming at the Library for broadcasting purposes.
William Webber, Bishop of Brisbane (1888) (LC 37/20)

Permission to Publish

Using Library material in publications.
CBC St John's, Waterloo

Records Management Guides

The records management guides have been researched and produced by records and archive management specialists at the Church of England Record Centre, drawing on expert advice from The National Archives, Local Record Offices and the wider archive profession.