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The Forum has an interest in historic libraries of all kinds, but particularly those without a natural ‘home’ in the formal library world. All members of the Cathedral Archives, Libraries and Collections Association and of the Independent Libraries Association are already on our mailing list, as are hundreds of others, from colleges to learned societies to parish libraries and many more – and also people who are simply interested, whether as trustees or conservators or library historians. See ourĀ constitution.

July 2021

We’ve been experiencing issues accessing enquiries sent via our contact us form, or email over the last few months. These issues have now been resolved and we apologise to anybody who has attempted to contact us during this period and not received a response.