Become a Friend
With nearly 3,000 members, the Friends of the British Library is a registered charity (no. 328095) made up of faithful supporters.
From their resources, the Friends make regular grants to the Library for acquisitions, exhibitions, new equipment and facilities, and activities.
Become a Friend from just £40 a year. It is an affordable way to support the Library.
- Private guided visits to leading libraries, museums and collections
- Free admission to Library exhibitions, when there is an entry charge*
- Quarterly Friends Newsletter and the British Library’s Exhibitions and Events brochure
- Comfortable Members’ Room with newspapers and magazines
- Discount in the Library Shop*
- Discount on lectures in the Library*
- Discounts on outside cultural events
* Discounts are at the discretion of the British Library
- Standard membership £50
- Joint membership £65
- Concessions* £40
- Joint concessions* £50
- Companies £550
- Life Membership (single) £750
Life Membership (joint) £975
* Students, unwaged, under 25, 60 or over, British Library staff
Ways to join:
Call us on 020 7412 7734
Complete a membership form and post it to us at:
Friends of the British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
Please do not send credit card numbers by email.
The Friends of the British Library is registered charity no. 328095