Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

23 Oct 2020 - 24 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


Learn Live: Memoir – Shaping Your Story

Memoirs are stories, and stories have shapes. How do you reduce a lifetime to 300 pages?

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Other events

Talks and Discussions

An Evening with Agatha Christie

Writers celebrate the Queen of Crime Fiction.


Learn Live: Food Writing - The Basics

What makes food writing tantalising and what leaves a sour taste in the mouth?


Bookbinding for Beginners

We’re welcoming you back onsite.

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Intermediate Bookbinding

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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.