Exhibition

Writing: Making Your Mark

Open until 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

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Imaginary Cities

5 Apr 2019 - 1 Sep 2019

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

Exhibition

Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion

7 Jun 2019 - 8 Sep 2019

See inside the mind of Leonardo through his extraordinary notebooks

Events at the Library

Members Event

Members' Week: Tai Chi on the Piazza

Exclusively for British Library Members

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Other events

Members Event

Writing: Making Your Mark Curator Introduction

Exclusively for British Library Members

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Members Event

Members' Tea Tasting

Exclusively for British Library Members

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Members Event

Members' Week: Tai Chi on the Piazza

Exclusively for British Library Members

Members Event

Coffee Cupping with Origin

Exclusively for British Library Members

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

Conservation studio tour

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

Conservation studio tour with BSL interpreter

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