Bristol Zoological Society’s library holds books and journals about zoology, horticulture, conservation, animals and veterinary science. You can search the library catalogue here.

The library is situated on the first floor of the Conservation Education Centre in Bristol Zoo Gardens, and is open for students, staff and volunteers. It offers:

  • A place to study – either alone or in groups
  • Over 4,000 books 
  • Over 2,000 journals issues
  • Free wireless internet access
  • Friendly service from the Librarian.

Visitors can access the library on request. If you are a visitor and wish to access the library, please email

For more information, please consult the library website.

You can contact us with any questions at

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