Find out what events are taking place and what’s coming up. All our events are free to attend.
Throughout the year we host regular events ranging from tours of the library and family activities as well as events associated with our exhibitions. A visit to The John Rylands Library is not complete without a browse around our wonderful shop, packed full of unique gifts linked in with our exhibitions.
There's something for everyone at The John Rylands Library.
Our current exhibition about the expert Syriac translators of the medieval Middle East.
We run regular tours of the Library, where you can discover the history of the building and the Library collections.
We host a range of free activities for families inspired by our collections and exhibitions throughout the year.