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 are working to bring you more digital content and are available to respond to enquiries by email.

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


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