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Cambridge University Library is now open for ‘zero contact’ services from Monday-Friday. Please read more about our phased reopening of the UL and Faculty and Departmental Libraries.

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Looking for a place to do group work or for a quiet room to study? 

The Special Collections Seminar Room is a bookable room that can seat up to 14 people. The room may be booked by registered readers, on a first-come, first-served basis. 
The room has wifi and power plugs and is available 9:00-17:00 Monday-Friday and 9:00-16:00 on Saturdays. Bookings can be made for a maximum of three hours a day. Please note that food and drink may not be taken into this room. 
Bookings may be made in advance in person at the Reader Services Desk, Reading Room or West Room, by telephoning (01223) (3)33030 or emailing