Reserving Library Books

You can reserve a library book and have it sent to your local library to pick up

To reserve books you need to be a library member, if you are not already a member, you can join instantly with our Digital Library Membership or read more about other ways to join the library

Items can be reserved via the library catalogue by clicking on the Reserve this item button.  You can also select which library you would like to collect the item from.  Please note some books, such as reference books, special collections and University core texts cannot be reserved.

There is a standard 80p reservation charge per item.

Once you have made a reservation, we will email you to let you know it is ready to pick up. Please make sure you have signed up for Library Reminders to get this service.

Normally reservations are ready in a few days but it can take up to 3 weeks.

Once your book has arrived at your collection site you have 2 weeks to collect it, or 1 week for High Demand books at The Hive, Worcester.

Browse the Catalogue and Reserve a book