DUE TO COVID-19 THERE ARE NO EVENTS SCHEDULED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The library is now open to researchers and groups of up to six visitors at a time. All protocols will be observed.

Exhibitions

As well as permanent displays, the library has an ongoing programme of exhibitions on a variety of topics in which artworks, manuscripts and rare books from the collection are featured. To view the exhibitions, please contact the library.
Please note that no visitors are permitted without an appointment.

Lectures

From time to time, The Brenthurst Library invites a speaker to give a lecture on a subject that has relevance to the library or to southern Africa.
Attendance is by invitation only. Please contact the library if you wish to add your name to the invitation list.
The attendance fee of R50 is donated to charity.

SOME OF OUR PAST LECTURES INCLUDE

ROBIN CREWE
The dark side of the female monarchy: individual behaviour in honey bees

PROFESSOR LORD MORGAN
Britain and Europe – from World War II to Brexit

KARIM SADR
Kweneng – The stone-walled city of the Suikerbosrand

BOB SCHOLES
Shale gas in the Karoo

ROB CASKIE
An African Odyssey

LINDIWE MAZIBUKO
Supporting the next generation of public leaders in South Africa

Visits

Please note that the library is a private institution. Visits may be arranged by appointment only, for a time and date to suit both library staff and prospective visitors. No walk-ins are permitted.
The library is not open to commercial tour groups.
Visits to the library and conservation studio last approximately 1½ hours.
Times: 9h30 to 12h00 & 14h30 to 16h30, weekdays only.

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