The London Library


The Reading Room Dinner - 100 / Reception - 250

The Prevost Room Dinner - 24 / Reception - 50

The Art Room Dinner - 12 / Reception - 50

The Lightwell Room Dinner - 10 / Reception - 30

Venue Info

The London Library

London Library – credit Paul Raftery
London Library – credit Paul Raftery

Founded in 1841 by Thomas Carlyle, The London Library is now the world’s largest independent lending library with over one million volumes in more than 50 languages.

With its fascinating history and impressive roll-call of members, from Charles Dickens, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf to Sir Tom Stoppard, Simon Schama and Sebastian Faulks, The London Library has provided inspiration to generations of writers and thinkers.

London Library Reading Room

Conveniently located off Piccadilly, The London Library is housed in a beautiful 19th century building overlooking St James’s Square. With a range of spaces to use, from historic rooms with original features, to contemporary spaces with bespoke, architect-designed furniture, the Library provides a unique venue in the heart of London for events large or small.


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