Tyndale House Library




36 Selwyn Gardens, Cambridge CB3 9BA


01223 566601

Contact & Job Title

Matthew Baalham, Librarian

Purpose & main user community of the library

Tyndale House is a Cambridge-based research institute housing one of the world's most advanced libraries for biblical scholarship. We bring together outstanding Christian researchers from around the world with the aim of promoting Bible understanding in the Church and beyond.

Terms of access

Readers must apply through our bookings system for use of the library. Day bookings are possible, but otherwise bookings are weekly, monthly or annually. We charge for our bookings but subsidise many, especially for those coming from the majority world. Members of the University of Cambridge have a number of free visits per year. Please see our website https://tyndalehouse.com for more details including our booking fees.

Opening hours

For day pass bookings: 9am–5pm, Monday–Friday. For all other bookings: 8am–10pm, Monday–Saturday.

Disabled access

Our building may not be ideal, but we do have a disabled toilet and ramps. We can accommodate wheelchair users.

Lending to other libraries & visitors

The collection is reference only. We do not permit borrowing, or lend to other institutions.

Number of volumes


Periodicals – Back Issues


Current Periodicals


Other materials

Electronic materials

Volumes added per year



Chiefly the collection covers 20th and 21st century publications, with some late 19th century.

Special Collections

Donald Wiseman Archive

Catalogue Type

Heritage IS Oxford

URL of catalogue
Other facilities

Remote scanning service (charges apply)

Full Time Staff


Part Time Staff