Illustrations of heads showing surprise and aversion. Holograph manuscript by Louis Charles d'Ourches Bigarures. Credit: Wellcome Library, London
Following on from our earlier announcement about the Wellcome Collection Development Project, we can now give you more details about the works which will be taking place from 20 June.
We’ll have to make some changes to our opening hours and services during the building works which will run September 2014. We’ll be doing everything we can to keep you informed of the changes and assist you in making the best use of your time on your Library visits, ensuring you can access the materials you require.
From 8 August to March 2014, the Library will be closed on Mondays. Our Tuesday-Saturday opening hours will remain unchanged for now.
Here are the current details of the planned changes:
Most collections will be available at all times and online resources will be available to Library members as usual.
From 8 August to 31 October 2013 we will be operating a temporary Rare Materials Room. Due to restricted space, we will operate a booking system to ensure that you can access the materials you need to view. More details about the booking system will be released nearer the time.
If you’re planning to visit the Library over the summer, you might find it useful to contact us in advance. We can discuss which materials you would like to consult and when you plan to visit to ensure your Library visit goes as smoothly as possible.
Up-to-date information about the Library works and any changes to services can be found on the Library website and here on the blog. We advise that you check online before making a visit during the works. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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