About Us

With more than one million books and periodicals in over 50 languages, the collection includes works from the 16th century to the latest publications in print and electronic form.

 

In this year’s annual London Library Lecture, which is being hosted by the Hay Festival, Professor Robert Crawford, biographer of the young TS Eliot, discusses Eliot’s relationship with The London Library, as one of its former Presidents, and the relationship between poets and libraries in the wider context. The event – TS Eliot, Poets & Libraries - opens with a reading of Eliot’s poems by actress Miranda Richardson.

 

"THE MOST WONDERFUL PLACE I KNOW"

Bill Bryson

LIBRARY NEWS

Keep up-to-date with
the latest library news
and events with our
free e-newsletter

SUBSCRIBE HERE

JOIN THE LIBRARY

A range of memberships is available. Membership is open to everyone.

Find out more

Twitter Feed