John Ruskin, View from Bonneville (detail)

Request a Reading Room Appointment

The Ruskin welcomes visitors wishing to consult the Collection. We are open by appointment, Monday-Friday, 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm.

When you have identified items you wish to see in the Ruskin Library Catalogue please complete the form below, including the items you would like to see and your preferred appointment date, giving at least 7 calendar days notice. Subject to the availability of items and our staff, we will confirm your appointment or propose a new date.

Please have a look at our 2019 Reading Room Regulations.

Reading Room Appointments

To request an appointment to consult items in the Reading Room, please fill out the form below and click Submit.

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