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Musgrove Park Hospital

Parkfield Dr, Taunton, TA1 5DA, United Kingdom

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Foundation House

Foundation House, Wellsprings Road, Taunton, TA2 7PQ, United Kingdom

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Cheddon Lodge Library Consultation

We have launched a consultation survey to inform the provision of future library services at Cheddon Lodge. Please send us your completed survey by 14th February 2022.

The New Library is Open

The Library & Knowledge Service is now fully open in our new space in The Academy!

You can find us at the What3Words location –

Do come and visit our lovely modern space for all your knowledge and evidence needs, for a quiet space to study or somewhere to sit quietly and relax with a book!

24/7 Access for registered library members

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Access to Additional Library PCs

There are 3 PCs available in the breakout space, to the left of the Library door, in The Academy.  No printer is accessible for these PCs.

Additionally, there are 4 PCs available in the Computer based learning room, Academy Level  1. Basic printing access is available in this space.


Please email: to obtain the access code for the door into The Academy and the Library.



Welcome to the Library & Knowledge Service

The Library & Knowledge Service is based in The Academy on the Musgrove Hospital site. Find us with What3Words:


Staffed opening hours are Monday to Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM.

24/7 access is available to registered library members. Door access codes are required  during  unstaffed hours.

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The Library space at Cheddon Lodge is not currently available due to planned maintenance, and staff shortages.

We are currently running with limited staffing onsite, this may impact on some of our services in the following ways:

  • There may be delays in responding to your emails or queries.
  • The library space may be unstaffed at short notice (service updates will be provided via the library website and our Twitter account).
  • Requests for books and articles from other libraries may be delayed as many other NHS libraries in the region also have staff shortages or are currently closed.
  • We may need to negotiate deadlines for literature search requests.
  • We cannot currently take requests for assisted searches to support academic work, please contact your academic institution’s library services for assistance.
  • You may be offered library inductions or training via MS Teams, or redirected to self-directed learning on OWL.

Thank you for your understanding.

For further service updates, please check the library website and our Twitter account.

Contact us:

Tel: 01823 342433