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.


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.

Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

From Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Florence Nightingale and Gandhi. Explore some of the world’s most exciting, beautiful and significant books, maps and manuscripts.

Exhibition FREE

Khadija Saye: in this space we breathe

3 Dec 2020 - 8 Aug 2021

"We exist in the marriage of physical and spiritual remembrance. It's in these spaces...[that] we identify with our physical and imagined bodies." – Khadija Saye

Events at the Library

Online Event FREE

Women’s Work in War and Famine

The role of working women in transnational wartime economy during the Second World War, with Urvi Khaitan.

Other events

Online Event

Primadonna presents: The World As It Should Be

With Elif Shafak, Shola Mos-Shogbamimu and Sandi Toksvig.

Online Event FREE

Celebrating Andrea Levy

Online Event FREE

Rosa Luxemburg: At Home in the Entire World

The revolutionary life and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg.

Online Event

The Motherhood Penalty – a Lunchtime Session

What is the Motherhood Penalty, and how can we challenge it?

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

Our public spaces are closed for the moment.