Issue Hall

Standing reception: 100 | Seated dinner: N/A | Theatre style: N/A

Reading Room

Standing reception: 250 | Seated dinner: 100 | Theatre style: 120

Art Room

Standing reception: 50 | Seated dinner: 12 | Theatre style: N/A

Lightwell Reading Room

Standing reception: 30 | Seated dinner: 10 | Theatre style: N/A

Sackler Study

Standing reception: 30 | Seated dinner: 12 | Theatre style: N/A


Hire of the Library gives you exclusive access to all the rooms above, with cost of dry hire for an evening beginning at £3000 (+ VAT). Access is available from 5.30pm, and hire is available Wednesday - Saturday evenings.

To discuss you requirements further, or to arrange a tour of the spaces we have on offer, please contact the Events team on 020 7766 4795, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to find us

The Library is located in the south west corner of St James's Square:


Nearest Underground Stations:

Piccadilly Circus
Green Park

Nearest Mainline Rail Stations:
Charing Cross