Public Opening Hours

The College, including The Wren Library, will be closed to all visitors (including readers) from Monday 16 March 2020 until further notice. If you have any questions about the Library’s rare books and manuscript collections please email:

April Newsletter 2016

On Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 May, the Master, Sir Gregory Winter FRS (1970), will be in Washington D.C. and New York City for drinks, discussion and dinner. The evenings will include a talk given by Sir Gregory entitled ‘Antibodies: A Revolution in Pharmaceuticals’. To book, please visit the Cambridge in America website.

Rules and Regulations

Usage: Use of the Reading Room and Lower Library is restricted to members of Trinity College only. Non-members who wish to consult items in Trinity's collections should make an appointment. Members may show guests the Wren Library during the Wren's opening hours. Access to the bays in the Wren is restricted to Fellows and members of library staff only. Care of books: Please do not mark, damage or dog-ear library books. If you are found to have marked or damaged a book you will be asked to pay for a replacement. If you lose a book, please inform the library as soon as possible so that we can stop overdue fines from accumulating and buy a replacement copy. Food and drink: Smoking and eating are not permitted in the Library. Drinks are not permitted in the Library with the exception of water in sealable containers. Personal devices: Devices such as mobile phones and computers should be switched to silent mode while in the Library. Laptop computers may be used anywhere in the Library but should be muted to prevent distraction to other library users. Bags and valuables: See-through bags can be taken into the Library, and are available from the Enquiry Desk. All other bags should be left in the spaces provided near the Enquiry Desk. Do not leave valuables unattended anywhere in the Library. Lost Property: Valuables left by readers are taken to the Great Gate Porters' Lodge. Other personal property is kept at the Enquiry Desk for one month and then disposed of. CCTV: The Library is under CCTV surveillance. Images are monitored for the purpose of crime prevention under a scheme operated by Trinity College, Cambridge. For further information contact (01223) 338400. Information on Plagiarism: For the University's guidance on good academic practice and plagiarism, please click here.