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January 2017 Monthly Archives

Acquisitions (or ‘lovely new books’!)

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Hello from Acquisitions! This will be a regular blog post to let you know about some of the more interesting – as well as odd and obscure – titles being added to The London Library’s collection. If you’d like to see all the new books we acquire each month, you can browse the relevant section…

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And so, into the stacks…

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When we show prospective new members around on our Monday evening tours, one part of the Library always elicits gasps of wonder, and sometimes even a little vertigo: the 1890s stacks, part of the section of the building we refer to as the Back Stacks (a PDF map of the Library can be downloaded here). What’s…

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Beyond the Library – inspiration in Berkeley Square

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While we all love to bury ourselves deep in the Library’s 15 miles of bookstacks, sometimes the opportunity to gaze at other sources of inspiration is just what we need to keep the brain and imagination in top form. Yesterday members of our patrons’ group, The Founders’ Circle, enjoyed just that, with a special trip…

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Welcome to The London Library Blog

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We are delighted to welcome you to our new blog, where very soon you will be able to read more about the Library, our news, insights and behind-the-scenes features and posts by special guest bloggers… Our first entry will be posted very soon – look out for updates via Twitter and Facebook. Meanwhile, please do have a…

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