With over 34,000 books on the one hand and a huge array of digital resources on the other, Haileybury's Library is the foundation of learning at the school. Housed in William Wilkins' classical frontage of 1809, it is a haven of peaceful study where pupils can progress their learning and reach for new horizons.
Housed within William Wilkins' magnificant classical facade of 1809, Haileybury's Library is an impressive facility both in terms of content and surroundings. It is the perfect environment for study and reflection.
The Library is arranged on two floors. The ground floor houses the bulk of the non-fiction section. A large collection of fiction is arranged around comfortable seating with newspapers and magazines nearby.
The gallery houses Mathematics, Latin, Greek, Russian, Spanish and staff teaching resources, plus a large collection of music scores.
The collection forms an impressive array of printed and digital matter including books, web resources, online magazines, newspapers and DVDs. The resources include:
The Library also contains 15 computers, four laptops, a scanner, colour photocopier and A3 online printer.
Softlink Europe's Oliver management system is in use with an integrated library security system. The catalogue is available campus-wide via the school intranet, as are the online resources.
The Library is open every day, except Sundays:
The Library has long played a central role in the intellectual life of the school, serving generations of Haileyburians and their teachers by lending material from its comprehensive collections. Membership is open to all who live or work at Haileybury.
College Librarian: Joanna Roberts
Assistant Librarians: Lynn Aldrich BSc, Linda Hambling BA (Hons), Jill Neil