Library facilities

Our Libraries provide a supportive environment for all your study needs.

Our Library offers a wide range of facilities, resources and services to support your independent learning and study skills.

There are individual, group and quiet study areas with PCs, laptops and

The resources in the Library are arranged in subject specific zones with over 35,000 books, periodicals, DVDs and CDs. The Library Moodle pages provide on and off-campus access to quality, recommended e-Resources; including eBooks, eJournals and databases.

Our qualified and experienced staff are on hand to help you find resources and information for your studies; our Learning Advisers offer study skills workshops, including referencing and locating resources to support assignments.

You can search for resources on our Online Library Catalogue as well as renewing items and managing your account.

Opening times (Lincoln)

Term Time
Mon - Fri - 8.15am-6.00pm

Mon-Fri - 9.00am-4.15pm

Opening times (Newark)

Term Time
Mon - Thurs - 8.45am-5.00pm
Fri - 8.45am-12.30pm


Opening times (Gainsborough)

Opening times vary, please contact Gainsborough College reception on: (01427) 617471 for information.

Library Feedback

Students can give us formal feedback by email:  or on a Feedback Card.

Comments, suggestions or compliments can be made in person, by phone or on Twitter @LincolnCollLib.

We will respond to any formal feedback within 10 term-time days. We will attempt to resolve any complaints informally. If the matter cannot be resolved informally, the Lincoln College Customer Complaint and Grievance Procedure is available for all students on Moodle.


For more information on accessibility, please visit Disabled Go.

Our workshops, studios and study zones are equipped to industry standards to replicate real working environments and prepare you for your career.

If you choose us you’ll be using trade-standard machinery and tools in an environment that truly reflects the workplace – and that means you’ll be ready to hit the ground running when you start your career.

We believe in working hard and playing hard so we have ensured that our campuses have great leisure facilities including canteens, coffee shops and Sessions House, a top restaurant staffed by our students.

Our sports facilities are second-to-none and Deans Sport and Leisure at Lincoln College has a high-tech gym and performance lab, spa pool and steam rooms, outdoor gym, squash and basketball courts and much more.

Lincoln College is now also home to Escape Lincoln, the best escape rooms in the City.

You’ll be able to play amazing games like Sherlock, The Games, The Magic Emporium and Contagion at a discounted rate.

As a Lincoln College student you can access amazing discounts on food, clothes, eating our and travel.

You're entitled to apply for a Totum Card.

Find out more and make an application here.

Above all you will be safe at our Colleges. Health and safety is a top priority and our security teams are always on hand to reassure and prevent disruption to college life.

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Upcoming Events

Open Day - Lincoln College

07 October, 2020 – Starting at 5pm until 7pm

Is you child looking to study at Lincoln College? Join our Zoom seminar to find out more.

Open Day - Lincoln College

08 October, 2020 – Starting at 5pm until 7pm

Is you child looking to study at Lincoln College? Join our Zoom seminar to find out more.

Open Day - Newark College

13 October, 2020 – Starts at 5pm until 7pm

Is you child looking to study at Newark College? Join our Zoom seminar to find out more.