Entrance to Great Hall, Lambeth Palace

The Library is open from 10am to 5pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 10am to 7.30pm on Thursdays. Please note that the Library is closed on Mondays. The Library will close for Easter at 7.30pm on Thursday 17 April and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 29 April 2014.

Please note that access to our printed collections will be severely curtailed in the period May to December.



Details of our new self service photography trial.


Search the printed books catalogue and the catalogue of archives and manuscripts.


Information on using the Library's collections and on how to obtain a ticket.



Interior of Newton in Clifton church, Staffs

The Cathedrals and Church Buildings Library at Church House, Westminster houses books and other material relating to ecclesiastical architecture and related topics.


 

English Book of Hours c.1280-1290 (MS 3599 f.64v)

Join the Friends of the Library to support its work and to receive copies of some of the Library's publications and invitations to events. Please see the Friends' webpage for a link to the Friends' current social events.


Christ and Mary Magdalene

Lambeth Palace Library has a new blog entitled A Monument of Fame.

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Queen Anne's Bounty First Charter (1704)

The Church of England Record Centre holds the archive of the central bodies of the Church of England: the Church Commissioners, Archbishops' Council and National Society, as well as the records of their predecessor bodies.


Fr Benson SSJE

Papers of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, an Anglican religious order for men founded in Oxford in 1866.



 
The Church
of England
Lambeth Palace Library has been designated
as an outstanding collection by the
Museums, Libraries and Archives Council