Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

Open until 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

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

Special Event

An Evening with Dolly Parton

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

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Other events


Learn Live: Food Writing The Basics

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

Limited places
Special Event FREE

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


Craft Live: Christmas Card Making

Making use of materials found at home, join us for a Christmas card making online craft course

Limited places

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.