Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

Open until 21 Feb 2021

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

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Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word

18 Aug 2020 - 11 Apr 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

Special Event FREE

Forward Prizes for Poetry: 2020

Hear poems from each of the 15 shortlisted poets and find out who has won the most coveted poetry prizes in the British Isles.

Other events

Special Event FREE

The Wonderful Lives of Mary Seacole and Elizabeth Anionwu

A conversation spanning centuries and continents.


Learn Live: Journalism – Interviewing Skills

Learn the key skills for conducting a journalistic interview.

Special Event FREE

Sylvia Pankhurst: Natural Born Rebel

Rachel Holmes in conversation with Shami Chakrabarti.


Learn Live: Memoir – The Art of Remembering

Memoirs are built with memories, but what if you can’t remember very much?

Limited places

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

We’re gradually reopening to keep everyone safe. We’re currently just open Tuesday – Saturday. Remember, pre-booking is essential.