Exhibition

Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion

Open until 8 Sep 2019

See inside the mind of Leonardo through his extraordinary notebooks

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Exhibition FREE

The New Londoners

29 Mar 2019 - 7 Jul 2019

22 March – 7 July 2019

Exhibition FREE

Imaginary Cities

5 Apr 2019 - 14 Jul 2019

Discover how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections

Exhibition

Writing: Making Your Mark

26 Apr 2019 - 27 Aug 2019

Discover the extraordinary story behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: through more than 100 objects spanning 5,000 years and seven continents

Events at the Library

Course

Writing the Greek Classics

Explore the Greek language and classical Greek texts

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Other events

Talks and Discussions

For There She Was: Love and Presence in Mrs Dalloway

Gillian Beer and Alexandra Harris discuss

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Talks and Discussions

Dalloway Day: After Woolf

With Monica Ali, Olivia Laing and Elif Shafak

Limited places
Talks and Discussions

'Witcraft' with Jonathan Rée

A radical new form of philosophical storytelling

Limited places
Talks and Discussions FREE

Empowering Citizens Through Data

Part of Innovation and the Welfare State

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Tours of the Library

Building tour

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

Treasures tour

A one-hour journey through some of the Treasures of the British Library

Windrush Sound Tours

Join a curated sound tour to mark Windrush Day

Conservation studio tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

Conservation studio tour with audio description

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

Group visits to exhibitions

Book a group visit and you’ll receive a 10% discount on your ticket price