A haven for the insatiably curious, with more than 1 million books on 15 miles of open shelving. Membership is open to all.
It's hot and bright out there, but things can still get dark and spooky in the back stacks...
Blue sky, sunlit London and a rooftop angel... Today's summery view from the Members' Room:
Not long to wait until your next London Library Magazine, #LLMembers! The Summer issue isn't far away...
Behind these locked doors, fabulous things are happening to our Reading Room... #refurbishment #hurrah
Yet more empty shelves! The Reading Room refurbishment countdown continues...
Gasp - bare shelves in the Reading Room! It closes for refurbishment from tomorrow until 31 August. #exciting
We were looking earlier at our copy of Henry VIII's Defence of the Seven Sacraments, published in 1521. Amazing.
In the stacks with Virginia Woolf. Happy Birthday, Virginia! #LLMember
Our VERYspecial guest this morning: Margaret Atwood, w #LLMember Naomi Alderman. @MargaretAtwood @NaomiAlderman
The Winter 2012 issue of The London Library Magazine is out! Happy reading, #LLMembers.
Congratulations to Leo Crane on his charming & v clever film. This is the Prevost Room in 'real life':
The view from the Library's roof just now as the Red Arrows flew directly over us! #victoryparade #london2012
Hot off the press - the Autumn issue of The London Library Magazine! Coming to you soon, #LLMembers. #LLMagazine
What's this? SUNSHINE? A stone's throw from the Library, Piccadilly Circus looks divine when the rain stops...
We've raised the flag in honour of the Diamond Jubilee of our Patron, Her Majesty the Queen! #glorious
Ahhh, sunshine in London! At long last! It's even possible to catch some rays in the stacks today.
Set up and ready to greet fellow bibliophiles at Words in the Park! We do love a good book festival. #witp2012
Yes, Holland House Library, not us! But we were bombed on 28 Feb, 1944 & circa 16,000 books were destroyed. Image:
RIP Adrienne Rich. #poetry
What a heavenly day it is! This sunlit desk on our 6th floor awaits someone with a good book to read (or write)...
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