One of the hidden gems of Cambridge, the red-brick Tudor building dates back to c1590 and is the oldest library in Cambridge still in its original setting.
About the Old Library
The Old Library is the jewel in the crown of Trinity Hall and one of the hidden gems of Cambridge.
From 1350 to the present day, find out about our fascinating collection of manuscripts, early printed books and other holdings.
The Old Library houses a vast collection of manuscripts which includes medieval and post-medieval manuscripts, and annotated proof copies of published books.
The Old Library stands untouched, looking much as it did when it was first constructed in the 1590s.
Supporters of the Old Library
With your help we can secure the future of this unique library and the treasures it contains!