Frequently Asked Questions - Local Studies

What are the Local Studies Library's opening hours?

Please see the Local Studies Library page for details.

Where is the Local Studies Library located?

Please click this Google Map link which shows our location.

Do you need to book a microfilm machine to view newspapers/census returns on microfilm? Do they have photocopying facilities?

Yes, it is advisable to book a machine to view microfilms on 01302 734307. We have three machines, two of which will produce photocopies. 

What dates and areas do the census returns, held at the Local Studies Library, cover?

Please see the census returns page for more details.

What newspapers do you have, in the Local Studies Library, and what dates do they cover?

Please see the newspaper holdings page for more details.

Does the Local Studies Library close over lunchtime?

No, please see the Local Studies Library page for details of our opening hours.

Do the Local Studies Library undertake research for customers?

Yes, but research charges may apply. Please contact the staff by phone on 01302 734307 or by email for more details.

  • eMailLocal Studies

    Tel:01302 734307
    Address: Local Studies Library
    Central Library
    DN1 3JE


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