Listed on this page are the details of public, academic, military and historic library resources in the Portsmouth and Southsea area. The public libraries vary in size in different locations around the city, some may only have a limited resource of material, but these can be ordered in from other libraries, just ask the librarian for assistance.
ADMIRALTY LIBRARY PORTSMOUTH
Naval Historical Branch, HM Naval Base PP20, Portsmouth, PO1 3HL
Telephone: 02392 725187
Part of the National Archives - excellent souce for military history, naval science, technical and scientific works, naval law, medicine, gunnery, a large journal collection of British and foreign titles.
HIGHBURY COLLEGE LIBRARY
Cosham Campus, Dovercourt Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 2SA
Telephone: 02392 383131
PORTSMOUTH CITY COUNCIL - PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hants, PO1 2DX
ALDERMAN LACEY LIBRARY
Tangier Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6HU
Milton Road, Portsmouth, PO4 8PR
Fratton Road, Portsmouth, PO1 5EZ
Spur Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3EB
NORTH END LIBRARY
Gladys Avenue, Portsmouth, PO2 9AX
Marsden Road, Portsmouth, PO6 4JB
John Pounds Community Centre, 23 Queen Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3HN
PORTSMOUTH NHS LIBRARY SERVICE
Library and information services for health care staff in the Portsmouth area.
Library, Level E, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, PO6 3LY
Tel 02392 286039
Library, Education Centre, St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth, PO3 6AD
Tel 02392 866376
ROYAL NAVAL MUSEUM LIBRARY
The Library is an excellent resource for the study of British naval history including: naval biographies; social history; operational history; navigation; naval architecture; naval science; ship movement records 1856-1914 & WW2.
Portsmouth Dockyard, HM Naval Base (PP66), Portsmouth, PO1 3NH
Telephone: 02392 727562
UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH LIBRARY
Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2ST
The main contact point for the University Library is the Information Desk on the ground floor.
Telephone: 02392 843228