Visit to the Guildhall Library: Treasures Tour [Event Ref. No. TG2v/GUILD]
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The Guildhall Library is a public reference library specialising in the history of London, and holds a collection of over 200,000 titles dating from the 15th Century to the present day. All aspects of life in London are covered, including its people, trade and buildings.
Special collections include those devoted to Samuel Pepys, John Wilkes and Thomas More, as well as the libraries of the Gardeners’ and Fletchers’ Companies, the Antiquarian Horological Society, Gresham College, and the Charles Lamb Society.
The ‘treasures tour’ will include a short talk on the history of the library, a display of some of their ‘treasures’ and a short tour behind the scenes.
13 March 2017, 2 pm, Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH
This visit is free of charge but donations to the library are welcomed. cpd25 would encourage delegates to make a small donation to support the work of the library.
Bookings for visits are open to members of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries only.
Please note that there are limited places available for this visit. To reserve a space please use our online booking form.
If, subsequent to booking a place on a cpd25 visit, you find that you are unable to attend, we ask that you let us know this as soon as possible. Cancellations received less than three working days before the event will be charged a £15 cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, £25 will be charged.