Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

Open until 29 Aug 2017

Witness a world disrupted, shocked and changed forever

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Exhibition FREE

Canada Through the Lens

26 May 2017 - 10 Sep 2017

Mark the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation

Exhibition FREE

Gay UK: Love, Law and Liberty

2 Jun 2017 - 19 Sep 2017

A free exhibition

Coming soon

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

20 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018

Journey to where magic and myth began

Events at the Library

Unknown FREE

Game Library Camp

A game themed Library Camp

Other events


Summer Scholars: Black Power / Antebellum Slavery Narratives

Two researchers explore Black Power culture and antebellum slavery narratives

In Conversation

Los Angeles, City of Angels: Ryan Gattis

Los Angeles: City of Angels and Devils

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In Conversation

Folk Song in England

A celebration of the folk songs of England

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Picturing India: People, Places and the East India Company

See images from our collection at this illustrated talk

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Tours of the Library

Library individual tour

Discover more about our history, collections and architecture on this tour - includes the Viewing Gallery

Conservation studio tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

Group tours

Book a group tour for up to 15 people to discover more about our history, collections and architecture - includes the Viewing Gallery.