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Welcome to the Seeley Historical Library

The library reading room

The Seeley is one of the largest libraries in Cambridge and its primary role is to support the History Faculty’s teaching programme by providing students with access to a wide range of printed, online and audio-visual material.

Paying fines online

You can now pay your fines online. Please note, however, that any payments made after 5 pm (or after 12 pm on a Saturday) will not be processed until the next working day, and you will not be able to borrow again until the payment has been processed.

Easter Closure

The Seeley Library will be closed from 18th April to 21st April 2014 inclusive. Books can be returned through the letterbox book-drop in the faculty lobby.

Vacation Borrowing

Vacation borrowing begins on Thursday, 13th March 2014. Four history books and six Latin American studies books may be borrowed at any time. Books are due back on Thursday, 24th April 2014.

Sunday opening

This year the library will be open on Sundays during term-time, as well as the usual Saturday opening.  Sunday hours will be 1pm - 6pm.