WHAT'S ON

There’s always a lot happening at the London Library and here’s a quick guide to the events we’ve got lined up this Spring & Summer. It includes a full events programme for our patrons (Founders’ Circle members) and we’ll shortly be announcing several exciting public events and member events, so keep an eye out for these over the next few weeks. Check the highlighted links for more details and to find out about booking arrangements and availability.

Many of our events get booked up very quickly so to make sure you don't miss out, sign up to receive our free e-newsletter (see right) to get the latest news on what's coming up.

If you miss an event in our Public Talks programme, the good news is that many of them will be available on video via this website. Click here to find out more. 


AUGUST

Calendar 20 August

Guided Tour of the Library

Public Event waiting list only

6-7pm

 


SEPTEMBER

Calendar 3 September

Guided Tour of the Library

Public Event 

6-7pm

 

Calendar 4 SeptemberTour of Royal Automobile Club

Founders' Circle Event - to book your place click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, 6.30-7.30pm

 

Calendar 5 SeptemberHaig's Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and Germany's War on the Western Front, 1914-18

Member Event waiting list only

Members Common Room, 6th Floor, 6.00-7.30pm

 

Calendar 11 SeptemberAnnual Founders' Circle Lunch

Founders' Circle Event - to book your place click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Villandry, Pall Mall, 12.30-2.30pm

 

Calendar 17 September

Guided Tour of the Library

Public Event 

6-7pm

 

Calendar 24 September

How To...Promote Your Book with Diane Hinds

Member Event - waiting list only

Members Common Room, 6th Floor, 6.00-7.30pm

 

The End of Theatre Censorship with Michael BillingtonCalendar 27 September

Public Event

The Reading Room, 6.30-8.30pm

 


OCTOBER

Calendar 3 October

Henley Literature Festival

Sara Wheeler: What Makes a Great Travel Book?

at The Town Hall, 4.30pm - Book here

 

Calendar 3 October

Henley Literature Festival

The London Library: A Place of Inspiration

at The Festival Hub, 6.30pm - Book here

 

Calendar 3 and 4 OctoberFrieze Masters Preview

Founders' Circle Event - to book your place click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Regent's Park, 6-8.30pm

 

Calendar 6 October

Henley Literature Festival

In Conversation with Antonia Fraser

at The Kenton Theatre, 11am - Book here

 

Calendar 11 October

Red Birds with Mohammed Hanif

In Partnership with the Bloomsbury Institute

Public Event - The Reading Room, 6.30-8.30pm

 

Calendar 23 OctoberAnnual Chairman's Dinner

Founders' Circle Event - to book your place click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Coutts, 440 Strand, 7-9.30pm

 

Calendar 29 OctoberAnnual Founders' Circle Lunch

Founders' Circle Event - to book your place click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Villandry, Pall Mall, 12.30-2.30pm

 

Calendar 31 OctoberModern Couples: Art of Intimacy and the Avant-Garde

Founders' Circle Event - to book your place click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Barbican Art Gallery, 9-10.30am

 


NOVEMBER

Calendar 5 NovemberSiegfried Sassoon and Charles Hamilton Sorley: Two Unlikely Rebels

Member Event

Members Common Room, 6th Floor, 6.00-7.30pm

 

Calendar 8 November

Left Bank Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-1950 with Agnès Poirier

In Partnership with the Bloomsbury Institute

Public Event - The Reading Room, 6.30-8.30pm

 

"A TREMENDOUS ASSET TO HAVE A LIBRARY LIKE THIS"

Lynne Truss

LIBRARY NEWS

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

SUBSCRIBE HERE

TALKS VIDEO

Missed an event?
Most of our talks
can be watched again
on video

WATCH AGAIN

JOIN THE LIBRARY

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

Find out more