How do I contact the British Library?

How do I contact the British Library?

Contact us

  1. Switchboard: +44 (0)330 333 1144. (09.00 – 16.30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays)
  2. Box Office: +44 (0)1937 546546. (09.00 – 16.30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays)
  3. Customer Services: +44 (0)1937 546060. (09.00 – 16.30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays) [email protected].

What is British library on demand?

On Demand is the document Supply Service from the British Library. We scan and send chapters and articles from our collections so you can have them when and where you need them and we provide access to vast stores of digital content.

Can you read books online British library?

Available online for content including e-books, e-journals, and databases from the collection that are free to access and can be viewed wherever you are.

Are UK libraries free?

Anyone living in the UK is legally entitled to borrow books for free from public libraries, ensuring that everyone can have equal access to the power and pleasure of reading, information and ideas, and the skill and expertise of the professional librarian.

Do you have to pay for British Library?

3.1 All Members will pay an annual Membership Fee. British Library reserves the right in its absolute discretion to change the Membership Fee each year.

How do I set up a British library account?

Individual customers can register for a personal, pay-as-you-go account online. First you need to register for a British Library online account and then add British Library On Demand to your services. You’ll then be able to order items and pay with your credit or debit card online at

How do I get a book from the British Library?

You can order collection items in advance of your visit to the Reading Rooms, using our catalogues Explore the British Library or Explore Archives and Manuscripts. You can also order collection items on the day and while you are in the Reading Rooms for delivery within 70 minutes.

Do you need a membership to use the British Library?

Become a Reader for free access to our Reading Rooms. Become a Member to enjoy free entry to exhibitions as well as free tickets and priority booking to our lively programme of talks and performances.

Do you need membership for British Library?

We’re open to everyone, wherever you are Explore via the Discover & Learn part of our website.

How do I recommend a book in OverDrive?

Titles in the OverDrive catalog that your library doesn’t own are added to your results. To tell which titles aren’t part of the digital collection, look for a Not owned banner and Recommend link. Click or tap Recommend to recommend a title. If prompted, sign into your library.

Which is the best site to read books online?

11 Great Places to Read Free Books Online

  • BookBub.
  • Project Gutenberg.
  • World Public Library.
  • Riveted.
  • Radish.
  • International Children’s Digital Library.
  • Smashwords.
  • OverDrive.