Our collections cover printing and related subjects: paper and binding, graphic design and typography, typefaces and calligraphy, illustration and printmaking, publishing and book-selling and the social and economic aspects of the printing, book, newspaper and magazine trades.
Before you can use the Reading Room and library facilities you will need an Annual Reader Card. This can be issued on your first visit for a processing fee of £5 if you have photo ID such as a passport, driving licence, Freedom Pass or student identity card, together with evidence of your home address in the form of a recent utility bill. Photocopies can be supplied, and photography for non-commercial use is permitted on payment of a daily fee of £2. More information