You get priority

Members’ and Patrons’ priority booking opens 17 August at 11.00 for our autumn season of events at the Library and online.

Brian May, Susie Dent and Elif Shafak join us for talks, discussions and performances bringing our collection to life.

Members and Patrons also receive four free event tickets per year*, these are automatically applied at the checkout.

Become a Member here or change your preferences

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


The Index: A History. With Susie Dent and Dennis Duncan

Wed 8 Sep 2021

The secret world of the book’s back pages

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We Have a Dream: BirdGirl and Friends

Thu 16 Sep 2021

Meet the global generation campaigning for climate justice, with Mya-Rose Craig AKA BirdGirl

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JLF London: The Essential Elif Shafak and Tahmima Anam

Sat 18 Sep 2021

Authors Elif Shafak and Tahmima Anam share their work

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Stereoscopy: The Dawn of 3-D. Brian May and Denis Pellerin

Wed 10 Nov 2021

Exploring the phenomenon which entranced Victorian society

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Enjoy unique and memorable experiences for you, your friends and family with British Library Membership.

Your Membership will give us the vital support to care for our collection for years to come.