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Name of Library: Buddhist Society Library

Address: The Buddhist Society, 58 Eccleston Square, London SW1V

1PH

Town: London

Telephone: 020 7834 5858 (afternoons)

Fax: 020 7976 5238

E-mail: info@thebuddhistsociety.org.uk

Website: http://www.thebuddhistsociety.org

Alternative names

Contact

Stuart Corner

Job Title
  Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

To support the belief and practice of ordinary Buddhists in the UK at the present time and to

Terms of access

Call during opening hours

Opening hours

M-F 14.00-18.00; Sa 14.00-17.00

Disabled access

Some steps up from the street. Toilets are up (or down) further stairs

Lending

No

None

Volumes

4,000 (limited by space available)

Periodicals - Back Issues

15

Current Periodicals

9

Other

None

Volumes added per year

100-150

Coverage

All schools of Buddhism, some books on other religions, mysticism and spirituality. Books in

English and French only.

Special Collections

Manuscript

Research resource

Library has some books not readily available elsewhere

Catalogue Type

Computer

URL of catalogue

http://www.the buddhistsociety.org.uk

Other facilities

Photocopying

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff 2

Voluntary Staff 3

Future plans

We hope to increase shelf space and extend opening hours and improve disabled access

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