You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

C S Lewis


Become a Member

Corporate Membership

As a venue, the Linen Hall Library holds an illustrious and unparalleled profile with guests and media in an historic city centre location. The dramatic extension, built in 2000 and housing the six-storey high Vertical Gallery, maintains the unique character and ambience of former years, whilst incorporating full disabled access, services and facilities for a new century.

The Linen Hall Library offers a special service suited to a variety of institutions and organisations. Existing Corporate Members include, businesses, government and semi-government agencies, schools, colleges, universities and libraries.

By becoming a Corporate Member, you will be supporting one of the most iconic and irreplaceable institutions in the country.

How it Works

Corporate membership entitles an organisation to two or more transferable Library membership tickets, depending on the level of membership. The use of these is administered by a nominated individual within the organisation who may allocate them as need arises to any other individual within the organisation. Each ticket enables an individual to borrow up to eight books at a time.

Special Benefits

  • Complimentary room hire on two occasions per year (restrictions and normal catering rates apply), and assistance with events in the Library planned by your organisation. 10% discount on additional room hire)
  • Access to our well-equipped rooms for meetings, seminars and promotions. Our city centre location makes us easy to find, perfect for in or out-of-town visitors
  • Promotion of your organisation on the Library’s website,, and in Library publications
  • Access to the collections and borrowing rights (based on level of subscription), and to professional staff for detailed queries
  • Invitation to a private exhibition or event hosted by the Linen Hall Library - an excellent opportunity to entertain clients or staff
  • Tailored tours and presentations about the Linen Hall and its collections can be arranged on request; ideal as a corporate entertainment option
  • 10% discount on the purchase of all Linen Hall Library goods and services
  • Corporate members who are registered charities receive 20% discount on room hire (Charity Number required)

For further information on Corporate Membership and rates starting from £170, please contact:

Linen Hall Library
T: 028 9032 1707