Library Update

19/10/2021

Click, Collect and Return Service

As restrictions are beginning to ease, we are pleased to advise that from 26 October 2021 the Bar Library will be offering a ‘Click, Collect and Return’ service for textbook loans. We know that you have been missing the textbooks in particular and we appreciate your patience and forbearance.

We hope that this service will enable us to fulfil your requests for hard copy textbooks without significantly increasing health risks to library users and staff.

The Click, Collect and Return Service will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Here’s a ‘How to’ guide.

The books will be available for you to collect from a trolley outside the library on the sub-basement level of Selborne Chambers. There will also be a returns trolley available. The library will not be open; it will only be possible to collect and return books at these times.

Please note that we will not be able to provide recalled books at the speed of light as we will be working within current guidelines regarding quarantining and relying on the kindness of your colleagues in returning books currently on loan.

Regional members of the Bar, please email your requests and we will trial a DX or Express Post service for you.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us by email and remember, don’t hesitate to ask if you are in need of anything. We have mysterious ways of finding things.

Staffing The library is currently down to 2 staff, so we ask for your patience and understanding during this time as we may not be able to provide things as quickly as we might normally do.


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