Exhibition

Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

Open until 1 Aug 2021

A fairer world for everyone: the fight for women’s rights is unfinished business.

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Exhibition

Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word

18 Aug 2020 - 6 Jun 2021

Journey beyond the Bible to discover the history, culture and traditions of Jewish people from all corners of the world through the ages.

Events at the Library

Online Event FREE

Mobile Women: Four Anecdotes About Book Distribution

History of female vendors as book distributors in colonial Bengal with Swati Moitra.

Other events

Online Event FREE

Looking Like A Lesbian

How do gender and sexuality affect what we see, and how we see it?

Online Event FREE

Digital Nature

Curators, artists and authors explore where nature and the digital world crossover during this time of radical change.

Online Event

Food Scribes, Food Lives

Uncovering food in British Library manuscripts.

Online Event

The British Cheese Playlist

The story of cheese.

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

Our public spaces are closed for the moment.