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World Book Day

An impassioned exploration of the books that get our hearts pumping and our blood boiling. Watch it online.

Events online

Catch up on popular Library events featuring authors, scholars, artists and curators.

Openbook magazine

Inside each issue you'll find stories that are inspiring, thought-provoking and surprising.

What about the sheilas?

Peter Kingston couldn’t please everyone in his artist’s book Sheilas, but the result is a special piece of work.

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