The library service has been assessed and achieved the level ‘Grade 1 Excellent’ continuously since 2000 by the Council for Learning Resources in Colleges.

There are libraries at all of our centres and all hold a range of:

  • Books
  • Journals
  • Newspapers
  • DVDs
  • E-books
  • E-journals
  • Full text databases
  • Various learning software.
  • PCs, Macs and printing facilities

The libraries provide a quiet environment for study with knowledgeable and supportive staff to help. Our library team delivers a programme of study skills to support learning and research.

Our Online Catalogue is available for anyone to browse and we also have a wide range of online materials available.

Study Zones

Three study zones at our Langdale Centre provide a range of study areas for:

  • Individual study spaces
  • Group seating
  • Teamwork room

They also offer:

  • PCs
  • Macs
  • Printing facilities
  • Access to online resources

Our staff are helpful and knowledgeable and provide support for learning and study by delivering a programme of study skills workshops for individuals and small groups.