Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

3 Dec 2020 - 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

3 Dec 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

A New Divan: A Centenary Celebration of the Poetry of Edwin Morgan

A celebration of one of the most important British poets of the last fifty years, by contemporary poets and artists.

Other events

Special Event

An Evening with Dolly Parton

Dolly 'the Book Lady' Parton, in conversation with Sara Cox


Learn Live: Food Writing The Basics

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

Special Event

Advocates of Freedom

The African American activists who took Victorian Britain by storm

Special Event

Writing and Justice - Claudia Rankine and Philippe Sands

Claudia Rankine and Philippe Sands in conversation with Fatima Bhutto

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.