James Cook: The Voyages

Open until 28 Aug 2018

Explore the stories, art and maps of those who were there

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Exhibition FREE

The Philatelic Exhibition

Monday to Sunday

Discover some of the rarest and most significant stamps from one of the world's greatest collections

Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

From Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Ada Lovelace and The Beatles

Exhibition FREE

In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

13 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018

13 April – 1 July


Karl and Eleanor Marx

Monday to Sunday

1 May – 5 August

Events at the Library

Talks and Discussions

Places and Paces: Walking with Mrs Dalloway

Take a walk with Mrs Dalloway

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Other events

Special Event

Caribbean Comedy Week: Kane Brown and Athena Kugblenu

Join established acts and future stars for this week-long mini-festival

Talks and Discussions

Dalloway Day with Sarah Churchwell, Alan Hollinghurst, Hermione Lee and Elaine Showalter

Explore Mrs Dalloway's continuing legacy and influence

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Make Music Day

Enjoy a free lunchtime gospel, soul and steel band performance

Special Event

Caribbean Comedy Week: Annette Fagan and Wayne Dibbi Rollins

Join established acts and future stars for this week-long mini-festival

Tours of the Library

Building tour

Discover more about our history, collections and architecture on this tour - includes the Viewing Gallery

Group visits to exhibitions

Book a group visit and you’ll receive a 10% discount on your ticket price and special offers in our on-site restaurant and cafés