The Library

The College Library is divided into two sections. The Old Library dates from 1624 and houses historic manuscripts, rare books and personal papers. The modern Working Library houses borrowable books and current periodicals, as well as computer and work facilities to which members have 24 hour access.

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Scans of volumes, articles and chapters of the College annual publication The Eagle dating back to the 1850s are now available online.Articles and volumes of The Eagle dating back to the first publication in the later 1850s have been scanned by...

Events

19th Jun 2017

From ‘bagging’ Munros in Scotland to sheep farming in New Zealand, Johnians have explored and experienced a great deal of what the world has to offer. Whilst some of these experiences and...

2nd Oct 2017

This exhibition runs in the Library Exhibition Area from 2 October to 1 December, and is open to the public Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (excluding public holidays).

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21st Oct 2017

The yale, a mythical beast found in European mythology, is an iconic symbol of St John’s College. These curious creatures, featuring elephants' tails, antelopes' bodies, goats' heads, and horns...