The Library will remain closed while Level 5 restrictions are in place: see further information here.
See the Online Exhibitions tab on the menu to enjoy exhibitions on Bram Stoker, China, Stolen Books, Unique Surviving Books, Doodles & Marginalia, Jewish Books, and the gorgeous library of Benjamin Guinness, or visit our Play tab for some fun with our collections!


The Library is closed to visitors and readers while Level 5 restrictions are in place.

We will be working to bring you more digital content in 2021 and will respond to enquiries from Monday 4th January.

We look forward to welcoming visitors and readers when restrictions are lifted.


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    Mapping History: new online exhibition

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    Closed during Level 5 Restrictions

    The Library will remain closed while Level 5 restrictions are in place

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    Science Activities for Home or School

    We have three activities for children/students to try!

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    Pre-school and Infant Maths Week Number Recognition & Counting!

    A rare treat for our early years virtual visitors

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    Young Writers Writing Competition

    We are happy to announce that we are teaming up with the Museum of Childhood

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    The Forgotten Women of Science

    The Iranian-American artist Pantea Karimi

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