Your Library Turns 50!

October will mark 50 years since the Albert Sloman Library (ASL) opened its doors, and these fifty years couldn't have been so successful without you. To celebrate, we're putting on an exhibition charting our journey from the first student through to the 1.2 million books which now line our shelves.

The exhibition will be available for the entire term.

We also want to hear from you: this is your library, so please do get in touch and be part of our 50 in 50; your memories and stories of using the library in 50 words (or less!!)

Why not have a look at other people's memories and stories at the 50 in 50 blog?

(You can also e-mail us your 50 in 50 to, along with any photographs of your time here.)

50 in 50 (Tell us your story!) 50 in 50 Blog


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