​The Friends of Senate House Library work to increase awareness of the Library's nationally important Collections, and to raise funds in support of the Library's activities for researchers.

Become a Friend

It is free to become a Friend of Senate House Library. By joining you can give Senate House Library valuable support and help to develop its Collections. 

If you would like to become a Friend of the Senate House Library, please complete our online form.

Alternatively, you can email for more information.

Join us for events

The Friends run a programme of talks, lectures, seminars, visits, socials and book groups over the academic session.  Membership of the Friends entitles you to free or discounted admission for these events. Learn more about the Friends.

Support the Library

BeFriend a Book is a practical way for book lovers to help preserve precious works of literature in Senate House Library for future generations of students and researchers.

All levels of support are welcome, and you can BeFriend a Book as a gift, for yourself, or even in memory of a loved one.

Find out more about the books in need and give online.

Contact us

Find out more about becoming a Friend of Senate House Library: | +44 (0)20 7862 8013.

For Library membership enquiries: | +44 (0)20 7862 8460.