Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights

23 Oct 2020 - 24 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


Learn Live: Food Writing - The Basics

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

Other events


Bookbinding for Beginners

We’re welcoming you back onsite.

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Intermediate Bookbinding

We’re welcoming you back onsite.

Limited places
Special Event FREE

Representing Africa with the New Daughters

A discussion on African representation in education, art and literature.

Special Event FREE

Forward Prizes for Poetry: 2020

Hear poems from each of the 15 shortlisted poets and find out who has won the most coveted poetry prizes in the British Isles.

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.