The Library is used by academics, students, and authors.

Listen to what four of our most well-known readers say about their experiences of using the Library.

Mary Beard talks about her research as a graduate student


Paul Cartledge talks about his book, Democracy: A Life, and Tom Holland's English translation of Herodotus


Natalie Haynes talks about writing The Children of Jocasta


Tom Holland talks about writing Rubicon


The Library is used by many overseas visitors. Read their testimonials of the Library here.