Continuing Education Library for disabled readers

In line with government guidance, you must wear a face covering in library reading rooms, unless you are exempt. Find out more about staying safe in our spaces and other service updates.

Opening hours for the Continuing Education Library may change at short notice - please phone or email before you travel to the library.

Access

The entrance to Rewley House is on the corner between St John's Street and Wellington Square. A small number of metred parking spaces are available at Wellington Square.   

The library is located on the ground floor of Rewley House. There is an access ramp available at the front of the building and lift access to the lower floor of the library. The lift is located within Rewley House, adjacent to Reception. Library staff are available to assist. For information about disabled access to the library, please contact Amy Wolstenhome.

You can find more detailed access information about Rewley House and the Continuing Education Library on the University Access Guide.

Services and support

We aim to ensure that all our users can access library facilities and services. We encourage University members to disclose their disabilities to the University's Disability Advisory Service, in order to make full use of library and study support available.   

If you are not a University member but hold membership at the Continuing Education Library, and have a disability and would like help to access our resources, please let us know.

For any disability matters, please contact the Assistant Librarian Amy Wolstenholme directly to discuss your requirements.

Readers with disabilities may be registered as privileged members. This provides extended loan periods and increases your borrowing allowance. Please ask library staff for details. Readers can also request proxy borrowing on their accounts: a nominated person can collect and return items on your behalf. All items borrowed in this way remain your responsibility.

The following equipment is available for use in the library and the Reading Room:

  • hearing loop
  • height-adjustable chairs at library computers and in reading room
  • ergonomic chair
  • height-adjustable book rests
  • headphones
  • adjustable reading lamp with Daylight™ LEDs
  • a high-contrast computer keyboard
  • coloured overlays
  • hands-free magnifier (1.7x magnification)
  • disposable earplugs

Please ask staff if you would like to use any of this equipment.