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Hall Library

Iniva's special collections library


Stuart Hall Library is open at 16 John Islip St, London, SW1P 4JU
Tuesday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm

The Stuart Hall Library is Iniva’s critical and creative hub. The library holds Iniva’s collections and archive. It supports Iniva’s work by documenting and facilitating its research into the contemporary visual arts within an international and transnational context, as well as providing critical material on issues of cultural identity.

The library offers a specialist collection that is open to the public. There is a Stuart Hall Library online catalogue. Titles can be searched by author, keyword, title, curator, artist or individual contributor.

The library also hosts regular talks, tours and events, including the Research Network and Saturday Reading Groups. Check our programme page for upcoming Iniva events in the library and elsewhere.

Join Online

Library membership is free and everyone is welcome! Join today by registering online to use our resources. Click here to find out more our new limited edition Stuart Hall Library membership cards.

Tours or Group visits

To arrange a tour or group visit of the library, email library@iniva.org

Study spaces and rooms

It is not necessary to book a space. The library is open to members on a drop-in basis until the available seats are full.

However, we have a number of bookable study spaces in the library dedicated to specialised research requests only.

An individual or groups (between 4-8 people) can book study spaces designated for quiet study or collaborative research during our opening hours. Fill in and submit the booking form below to library@iniva.org

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