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Marx Memorial Library

Marx Memorial Library

This library contains over 100,000 books, pamphlets and periodicals connected with Marxism and the broad Labour Movement, all housed in an 18th century Grade II listed building.

Specialised collections include: the Bernal Peace Library, International Brigade Spanish Civil War Archives, the James Klugman Collection of Radical and Chartist Literature, and US Labour Movement collection.

There are study facilities and the loan of books is available to members.

Spring and autumn lectures are open to the public.

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Opening and closing times for Marx Memorial Library

Today (Friday) Marx Memorial Library is closed.

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