Using other libraries
Making use of the SCONUL Access scheme, of the British Library Reading Rooms, or of York's local libraries
Please note: Due to Covid-19 other libraries currently have revised opening or have suspended access. Please visit their pages for the latest information.
York Public Library
If you live in the York area, you are eligible to join the public library, York Explore. It is based in Library Square on Museum Street, in the city centre of York and only a ten minute walk from York St John University. They, and other libraries in the York area, can provide another source for reading materials, especially fiction.
Check their website for the latest information on accessing public libraries in York.
British Library Reading Rooms (London and Boston Spa)
The British Library have reopened their reading rooms to existing Reader Pass holders at their main St Pancras site in London and at their Document Supply Centre in Boston Spa (near Wetherby, West Yorkshire).
Please visit their website for up to date information on their current restrictions.
SCONUL Access Scheme
The SCONUL Access Scheme has been suspended for the time being. Please consult their website for the latest information and updates.
York St John University Library is currently closed to members of the public and to SCONUL members from other universities.