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If you'd like to talk to us about supporting the Library, please contact us:

Charitable Status

The British Library is a charitable organisation and as such we rely on donations to help us protect our collections, put on exhibitions and provide our services We are a charitable organisation under the 2006 Charities Act, however, as an exempt charity, we are not regulated by the Charity Commission, but instead are regulated by the British Library Board.  

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British Library
Development Office
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If you'd like to to donate via cheque, please make this payable to The British Library

Donating Books to the Library

If you have any books, recordings or other items that you'd like to donate to the Library, please take a look at our acquisitions policy here or contact Customer Services at +44 (0)1937 546060 or for more information.