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Thursday, 24 September 2015 6.45pm – 8.45pm

Reading rm 1 c PHILIP VILEReading Room, The London Library

Any member who has joined or rejoined The London Library this year is warmly invited to come along to the Reading Room for a special drinks reception on Thursday, 24 September at 6.45pm. This is an opportunity to meet Library staff and other members, and find out more about the collections and how to use them.

If you have ever wondered about the challenges of preserving the Library’s collection of books and periodicals, the book conservation team will also be on hand to talk about some of their work, which will be on display, and discuss how they keep the Library’s 1m books in circulation.

This is a free event. If you haven’t already received your invitation, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Jenny Uglow


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