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Due to a high profile event being held at Guildhall on Friday 10 June 2016, the library will be closed all day. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Library of London History

Guildhall Library is a public reference library specialising in the history of London. Our printed books collection comprises over 200,000 titles dating from the 15th to the 21st centuries and includes books, pamphlets, periodicals, trade directories and poll books. This collection covers all aspects of life in London, past and present, its trade, people and buildings.

In addition, we hold extensive collections covering maritime history, business history, clocks and clockmakers, internationally renowned collections of books on wine and food, historic English law reports and British parliamentary papers and statutes

Special collections include those devoted to Samuel Pepys, John Wilkes and Thomas More, plus the libraries of the Gardeners' and Fletchers' Companies, the Antiquarian Horological Society, Gresham College, and the Charles Lamb Society.

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What's happening
Film Club Special: London at Night
02 Jun 2016
18:00 - 20:00
Guildhall Library
£6.95 - booking essential

This special screening of films at Guildhall Library looks at London at Night; its market traders and its evening socialisers. Includes wine reception.

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