Hugh Rae Library, Nazarene College




The Nazarene College, Dene Road, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2GU


0161 438 1927

Contact & Job Title

Helen Stocker, Librarian & Learning Support Co-Ordinator

Purpose & main user community of the library

To provide resources for students and staff

Terms of access

Non-members can join the library with the payment of an annual fee.

Opening hours

Semester: M–Sa 08.30 – 21.30; Vacations: M–Sa 08:30 – 21.30 (staffed M–F 09:00–17:00)

Disabled access

All aisles in the main library allow wheelchair access. Help needed for high shelves and some other library spaces. Disabled parking is located just outside the library and disabled toilet facilities are available too.

Lending to other libraries & visitors

May lend to ABTAPL member libraries by special arrangement.

Number of volumes


Periodicals – Back Issues


Current Periodicals


Volumes added per year



Biblical studies, theology, church history, practical and social theology

Special Collections

Wesley Collection: wide range of old and new publications about Wesley and Methodism housed in the Manchester Wesley Research Centre (MWRC). Theses Collection: Collection of PhD and some MA theses on Wesley and Methodism from all over the world is available in the Manchester Wesley Research Centre (MWRC). The catalogue is available online through the MWRC website. Archives of the Church of the Nazarene in the British isles.

Research resource

Christian Holiness, Theses, Archives

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue
Full Time Staff


Anything else about the library

A smaller collection of around 12,000 volumes is held at the Glasgow Learning Centre. This collection was formerly from the Grogan Library at International Christian College (see separate entry for further details)