Lost Libraries Walking Tours - now fully booked

Wednesday, 21st September 2016 at 5:30pm till 7:00pm

Twenty-first century London contains some of the finest book collections in the world, but what about the libraries that haven’t survived? If you know where to look, the City’s streets and alleyways are crammed with the ghosts of libraries past.

This special walk for the City Legal Information Group will carry you back through London’s history, to long-forgotten libraries, readers, librarians and collectors. Librarian and antiquarian bookseller Alice Ford-Smith (Bernard Quaritch Ltd) will reveal some of the links between the City’s past and present book collections - and the fascinating tales that lie behind them. 

The walk will commence promptly from the courtyard of Stationers' Hall at 6.30pm and finish approximately 90 minutes later near St Paul’s, Mansion House and Blackfriars stations. Please be ready for no breaks and be prepared for whatever the weather may throw!

For those that wish there will also be the option to join us at a nearby pub for refreshments afterwards.

Date: Thursday 22nd September 2016

Meeting Point: Stationers Hall courtyard, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD

Time: 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start

Cost: £10 for members, £28 for non-members (includes CLIG membership at £18 per year)

To register please complete the form below.

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