Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

Open until 1 Aug 2021

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


Hebrew Manuscripts: Journeys of the Written Word

18 Aug 2020 - 6 Jun 2021

Journey beyond the Bible to discover the history, culture and traditions of Jewish people from all corners of the world through the ages.

Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

From Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Florence Nightingale and Gandhi. Explore some of the world’s most exciting, beautiful and significant books, maps and manuscripts.

Exhibition FREE

Khadija Saye: in this space we breathe

3 Dec 2020 - 8 Aug 2021

"We exist in the marriage of physical and spiritual remembrance. It's in these spaces...[that] we identify with our physical and imagined bodies." – Khadija Saye

Events at the Library

Online Event

James Baldwin's America and its Urgent Lessons for Today with Eddie S Glaude Jr

A searing indictment of racial injustice in America, inspired by the life and work of James Baldwin.

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Other events

Online Event

From the Blue Horn Poets to the Red Century: Nino Haratischvili in conversation with Maya Jaggi

Meet the author of the international best-selling novel The Eighth Life (for Brilka), at this special session to launch the Festival.

Online Event

Liberty's Feast and Hangover: with Aka Morchiladze and Dato Turashvili

Two of Georgia’s best loved writers take us on the rollercoaster of the country’s turbulent history.


Learn Live: Old English for Beginners

Get an introduction to the study of Old English on our online course

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Online Event

In the Tbilisi Café Kitchen with Luka Nachkebia

A taste of Georgian cuisine.

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

Our public spaces are closed for the moment.