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Textbook Rescue

You can pick up a free textbook for your subject from the Library.

Student at Textbook Rescue event
‌Textbook Rescue is back again for 2018! This year, students and graduates from The University of Manchester have donated nearly 3000 quality used textbooks to help you out. 

Head to Main Library on Friday, 21 September, where books from all subjects areas will be available to collect. Then from Monday, 24 September, find your site Library to pick up textbooks for your subject. 

The giveaway will last until stocks are gone - don't miss out!

As well as free textbooks, staff will also be able to help you with getting started in the Library. 

Help kick start your studies and visit your Library!


Please see the schedule below for details: 

Textbook Rescue collection points
Library Subject AreaCollect from:
Main Library All subjects 21 September, 10am onwards. Books available on a first come, first served basis until stocks are gone.
Art and Archaeology
Art and Archaeology 24 September, 10am onwards. Books available on a first come,first served basis until stocks are gone.
Braddick Library Physics and Astronomy
Precinct Library Business and Management
Joule Library Science, Engineering and Technology
Kantorowich Library Architecture, Geography International Development, and Planning and Environmental Manamgement
Lenagan Library Music and Drama
Stopford Library Medicine, Denistry, Pharmacy
and Life Sciences