WORDS IN THE SQUARE
Celebrating 175 years of inspiration at The London Library.
To mark this special anniversary we are holding a major literary celebration in St James's Square from 5th-8th May
For nearly two hundred years The London Library has played a central role in the intellectual and cultural life of the nation and has enjoyed an association with an impressive range of members and supporters
The London Library holds a remarkable collection of over one million books and periodicals and around 8000 new volumes are added annually. It includes some astonishing rarities and a uniquely eclectic mix of titles
Membership is open to everyone and provides the opportunity to browse and borrow from a collection of extraordinary range and depth. Members have open access to 17 miles of books, and outstanding reading and working spaces
"NO PLACE I KNOW OF BETTER EMBODIES THE ROMANCE OF BOOKS"
4 hours ago
Tom Stoppard in hilarious form with Hermione Lee. "Everyone thinks I'm really nice. They have no idea what's really going on!" #WordsinSq
6 hours ago
Joanna Trollope only writes longhand - "Any old pen will do". Fascinating Why I Write session at #Wordsinsq
7 hours ago
"Writing to me is an existential glue; it gives me a centre". @Elif_Safak #WordsinSq