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The London Library

Founded in 1841, The London Library is an iconic literary institution that boasts over a million books and periodicals dating back to the 18th century.

With a number of spaces available for private hire, it’s the perfect venue for lovers of the written word to come together under its rich architecture and impressive bookshelves. The London Library can be hired for a range of events, such as meetings, presentations, launches and celebrations, or even as a space to film.

With an enviable location directly off St James’s Square and a minute’s walk from Piccadilly and Pall Mall, the Library's stunning, yet modest façade hides a wealth of amazing features making it one of the most unique venue hire spaces in London. Hire is available on Wednesday - Saturday evenings, after 5.30pm.

There are several spaces available within the Library that balance beautiful 19th-century interiors with more contemporary styles whilst highlighting the vast and varied collection of rare books and manuscripts. The Reading Room, our largest space, features soaring book-lined walls and Victorian iron balustrades that look out over St James’s Square, ideal for receptions of up to 200.

For smaller events such as meetings or intimate dining, clients looking for a more stately atmosphere can hire the Study or turn to the Writers Room for an airy, modern alternative. Our Art Room serves as the perfect balance between our large and small spaces, offering a glimpse into the Library’s impressive art collection and contemporary design.

The London Library

14 St James’s Square
London
SW1Y 4LG
Tel:
020 7766 4795

Events & Capacities

Reception10 - 200
Lunch 0 - 0
Dinner 10 - 100
Dinner Dance 10 - 50
Meeting / Conference 10 - 120
Outside Space 0 - 0
Exhibition Space (m2)
0
Marquee Capacity0 - 0
Wedding Licence 0 - 0
Wedding Reception 10 - 200
Accessible AccessYes

Contact the venue directly for further details