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Please note that Library drop-in sessions are suspended until further notice. We look forward to arranging sessions in the future. For the most up-to-date information about Library services please visit the Library homepage

Fellows who have not visited the Library before, or would like a refresher, are invited to attend our introductory drop-in sessions on the last Thursday of each month.

These are an opportunity for you to:

  • Learn about the Library's world-class collections
  • Find out about the wide range of services we offer
  • Try our databases Georef and Geofacets
  • Visit the Map Room
  • Meet the Library staff

Dates and Time

The drop-in sessions take place from 12pm-2pm and are open to all Fellows and Candidate Fellows.  We look forward to letting you know about forthcoming dates soon.

If you would like to attend please register by emailing

We look forward to welcoming you to the Geological Society Library.

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Fellows and Candidate Fellows can of course visit the Library anytime Monday to Friday, 5.30 – 9.30. In addition, it is not essential to visit the Library in person in order to use your Library services – see Library Services or Contact us for more information.

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