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Name of Library: Leo Baeck College Library

Address: Sternberg Centre, 80 East End Road, LONDON. N3 2SY

Town: London

Telephone: 020 8349 5610 / 020 8349 5611

Fax: 020 8349 5619

E-mail: library@lbc-cje.ac.uk

Website: http://www.lbc-cje.ac.uk

Alternative names



Dr. Annette M. Boeckler

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

students of LBC, rabbis, teachers and researchers.

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

M-Th 09.00-17.00; F 09.00-13.00

Closed on public and Jewish holidays

Disabled access

No (easy) access for people in wheelchairs


Yes, via the BL

Annual membership available subject to identity and address confirmation. Annual fee 25



Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals

40 (+ 40 newsletters)


10,000 pamphlets (mostly on European Progressive Judaism, Zionism, sermons), 15,000 sound recordings, 190 rabbinic and MA theses, 14 microfilms, 300 rare books

Volumes added per year



Judaica library with special interest in English, German, Hebrew, French and Russian books on Bible incl. traditional and modern commentaries, Jewish Liturgy, Rabbinics, Modern Judaism, Jewish Philosophy, Jewish History, Judaism in European countries, Jewish-Christian-Muslim Interfaith.

Special Collections

Chalgall collection, Judaica Conservancy Foundation, London Bet Din Library Collection, Siegward Kunath Collection, Gillinson collection, Podro Collection


Research resource

see coverage

Catalogue Type

card catalogue in computerized form (Microsoft Access)

URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Photocopying, microfilm

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 2

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

introducing a computer library system; library redevelopment.

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