Marx Memorial Library

 
 
ADDRESS
37A Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DU 
 
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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.

 

Opening and closing times for Marx Memorial Library

Today (Friday) Marx Memorial Library is closed.

Monday:

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18.00
 
 

Tuesday:

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18.00
 
 

Wednesday:

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18.00
 
 

Thursday:

13.00
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18.00
 
 

Friday:

Closed
 
 

Saturday:

Closed
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Marx Memorial Library Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Near Marx Memorial Library
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  42% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  42% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Filled with old fashioned touches like wood panelling, old paintings, stone flagged floors, claw foot baths and open fires, The Rookery has plenty of character. And ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  41% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Libraries nearest Marx Memorial Library

Nearest to Marx Memorial Library
London Metropolitan Archives
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
40 Northampton Road LONDON, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
County record office; the place for documents, books, maps, prints and photographs about London and... More
 
 
 
Holborn Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
32-38 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
... More
 
 
 
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St Bride Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
This specialist library off Fleet Street houses 50,000 books and 3,500 periodicals, catalogues and directories on printing. From techniques to type faces, graphic design to typography, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Marx Memorial Library

Near Marx Memorial Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 9 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
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The Clientele
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 11th July 2014
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Forming in 1991, the four-piece continue to perform indie-pop originals. With support from Birdie, The Would-Be-Goods....More
 
 
 
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Letterpress Summer School: Course
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th July 2014 - 11am-6pm
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 13 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Make works using various presses, processes and techniques....More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
 
 
 
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Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 9 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Marx Memorial Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Marx Memorial Library
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Marx Memorial Library

The best shops and markets near Marx Memorial Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Marx Memorial Library
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Marx Memorial Library

What are the best dining options near Marx Memorial Library London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Green
London > Restaurants >
29 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Marx Memorial Library
Number 29 Clerkenwell Green has been serving ale to thirsty Londoners since 1720 when the tavern which stood here had a small brewery attached. In 1805 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dans Le Noir?
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Marx Memorial Library
French-eclectic cuisine eaten in total darkness.Dining without the distractions, Dans le Noir? is basically just what it says it is - dinner "in the black". Emphasising ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Giant Robot
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
Serving brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks from 10am till late seven days a week, Giant Robot in Clerkenwell is the latest incarnation of cocktail bar Match ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Marx Memorial Library

Near Marx Memorial Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Marx Memorial Library

Marx Memorial Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Marx Memorial Library

The best pubs near London Marx Memorial Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Three Kings
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
Tucked away down a Clerkenwell backstreet next to the graveyard of St James Church, The Three Kings is popular with the locals and a real find for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Although the excellent food is the main attraction here that doesn't mean the beers aren't important too. A choice of Young's Special, Fuller's London Pride, Adnam's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Tun
London > Nightlife > Pubs
3 Hatton Wall, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
There's a return to tradition with the takeover of The Hat & Tun pub by Tom and Ed Martin (owners of nearby pubs The Well and ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Marx Memorial Library

Marx Memorial Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Marx Memorial Library

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Marx Memorial Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
... More
 
 
 
 

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Re.Presence: How To See Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2014 

The Werkstatt 2 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

An exhibition co-curated by Amy Croft and Adam Nathaniel Furman, featuring five specially commissioned installations by Studio Baako, Adam Nathaniel ...More

Calvin Lau
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

The Modern Pantry 2 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

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Beauty In Older Women
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2014 

Craft Central 3 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

Striking portrait photographs of 10 women between the ages of 67 and 79 which contest the stereotyped view of ageing ...More

Dasmarca Summer Show
Kids Events | Until 13th July 2014 

Craft Central 3 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

A unique shopping experience for hat lovers....More

Some Of My Colours
Exhibitions | Until 25th July 2014 

The Eagle Gallery 4 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

An art exhibition....More

Fabriclive
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 11th July 2014 

Fabric 5 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

Drum'n'bass from Jack Beats, DJ Craze, Woz, Rattus Rattus, Mak & Pasteman, Ed Rush, Optical...More

Mail Rail: An Exhibition Of Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

British Postal Museum & Archive 7 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

Photographs taken throughout the Mail Rail network by Bradley Photography, Northumberland, documenting postal and transport history....More

A Merman I Should Turn To Be
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

Laura Bartlett At 10 Northington Street 7 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

Works in various media by Rupert Ackroyd, Aaron Angell, Nicholas Byrne, Dan Coopey, Alex Dordoy, Graham Ellard & Stephen Johnstone, ...More

Red Note Ensemble
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

St Andrew's Church 8 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

The ensemble performs John Adams's Shaker Loops, Samuel Barber's Adagio For Strings, Judith Bingham's Oboe Concerto and The Hythe and ...More

Guildhall School Of Music & Drama
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

St Andrew's Church 8 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

Piano student Hannah Watson performs Messiaen's Vignt Regards Sur L'enfant-Jesus (extracts), JS Bach's Preludes And Fugues From The Well-Tempered Klavier, ...More

 
 
 
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