Surrey libraries has a special collection at Epsom library of over 9,000 art books and 6,000 books covering many aspects of collecting and antiques. See a glimpse of our collection on Pinterest. We also have Oxford Art Online.
Art history, the fine and decorative arts, artists' monographs, architecture, sculpture, design, fashion and photography, antiques and collectables, which includes ceramics, furniture, glass, jewellery, coins, stamps and medals, dolls and toys and many other collectable items.
Members of Surrey Libraries can borrow books from the collection by:
Oxford Art Online and many other resources are available to library members from home via our online reference shelf.
Have a browse around our collection. As well as the books on our open shelves, we also have a large number of titles in our storeroom. So If you don't find what you want, please ask us for some help. We are more than happy to retrieve any specific titles or books on a particular subject. Any book you borrow from Epsom can be returned to your local library.
We can't always spend a lot of time assisting you with research but we can take an information request and get back to you.
Before your visit you can check what is available through our online catalogue.
Please note: some items are for reference and can only be used at Epsom Library.
Extracts taken from articles in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
See our Art weblinks.
Find out about how we are working with the University for the Creative Arts