Welcome to The John Rylands Library, one of the world’s finest collections of rare books and manuscripts.
We are proud to be a part of The University of Manchester. Over 250,000 people visit and engage with the Library each year.
Everyone is welcome in the Library, to study, research the collection, participate in our programme of events or simply enjoy how the space makes you feel.
The fascinating history of the building, the collections and our founders.
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