Our autumn season of events is here

Join us for events celebrating musical legends, iconic writers and for literature festivals that take you around the world. 

Members and Patrons get priority booking for events at the Library and online and also receive four free event tickets per year*, these are automatically applied at the checkout. Become a Member or change your preferences

View all events included in priority booking.

Priority booking opens at 11.00 on Tuesday 23 August.

As a Member you can use your online account to book tickets. Call us on +44 (0)1937 546 060 if you don't already have an online account or can't remember your username or password.

*Free event tickets cannot be used on Adult Courses, Late at the Library events and other select exceptions.

Events highlights


An Evening with Jon Ronson

Thu 1 Dec 2022

The documentary storyteller in conversation with Miranda Sawyer.

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Just Sayin': Malorie Blackman in conversation with Jackie Kay

Wed 23 Nov 2022

The long-awaited autobiography of one of the world's greatest children's writers.

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Irish Writers' Weekend London

Sat 26 Nov 2022 - Sun 27 Nov 2022

A two-day festival of words and ideas featuring some of Ireland’s most exciting and accomplished writers.


Hunter Davies: Writing The Beatles

Fri 11 Nov 2022

Behind the scenes of with the band’s only authorised biographer.

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