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Using the Boston Spa Reading Room

We want to provide visitors to our Reading Rooms with a pleasant research environment, but we also have a duty to protect our collection. 

What you need to do when you arrive

  • Leave your bags and coats in the lockers provided
  • Present your Reader Pass to the staff in the Reading Room
  • Do not bring food or drink in to the Reading Room; catering facilities are available in the staff restaurant and reception area
  • Only bring pencils in to the Reading Room; you cannot use pens.

Our Conditions of Use give full details of the conditions you will need to observe when using our Reading Room.