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April 2017 Monthly Archives

Alice in Library Wonderland

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Having heard from Carley, one of last year’s Graduate Trainees, about her experience and where it has led her, we are proud to introduce this year’s intake of new Graduate Trainees. We’ll be following them on the blog and charting their progress from bewildered London Library novices to all-knowing LL experts over the coming months….

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Training the next generation of librarians

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The London Library is famed for its highly skilled, extremely experienced staff who know our collections inside out. But what about the next generation of librarians, just beginning in their chosen profession? Every year we recruit up to three lucky candidates for Graduate Traineeships here at the Library, providing them with a wide-ranging introduction to…

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A fine Christmas tradition

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Whether we like it or not, the festive season will soon be upon us! But amid the commercial frenzy of gifts and baubles, one of the gentler and more literary Christmas customs endures among die-hard traditionalists: writing and sending seasonal cards. The London Library has issued its own Christmas card since 1986, and in recent…

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