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Address
Back building (upstairs), 12 London Road
Brighton


BN1 4JA
United Kingdom


The Cowley Library is situated on the first floor of the back building – up the spiral staircase – out in the back garden of the main club building.

Regular opening times:

  • Wed, Thur and Fri from 12-6pm
  • Thur evenings 7pm-9pm

Check our volunteer rota above to see who has signed up to open the library. If you want to help out, please get in touch by email or by coming in and talking to us.

We are a reference and a lending library stocking libertarian, ecological and feminist books, pamphlets, magazines and journals.

We have computers for public use and internet access. We also have scanning and photocopying facilities and printing for 5p a copy.

It costs £5 deposit to join the library and become a borrower. You can then borrow materials for a month.

It is free for reference, browsing and computer use

My Library at LibraryThing

This online catalogue is a work in progress. We have now cataloged all the books in the library and we’re working on the journals and zines. Also check out our home page and our catalogue at LibraryThing.

GET INVOLVED!

We always need more help – come and get involved and help make the library a useful space.

Library meetings are the third Monday of the month at 7pm in the library.

We welcome donations of appropriate books, magazines, pamphlets etc., If you are unsure if your donations are suitable, please get in touch via email or come into the library and talk to us.

Contact us on: cowleylibrary (@) gmail.com

Or if you are feeling generous…

Get us something off our wishlist and contribute to the library! Many thanks to those who have already donated – much appreciated.

FILM LIBRARY

We also host a Film Library which stocks over 600 films on DVD from around the world for reference and lending covering social issues, art, politics etc. to either watch in the library or to borrow.

READING GROUPS

We also host occasional reading groups. Please visit the current reading group page for details, You can also check out an archive of previous reading group topics.

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