There are many ways to get involved with the library allowing you to make the most of its wonderful collections and services and to support our work making extraordinary Jewish books accessible today and preserving them for tomorrow.

Become a member

Join our unique community of readers to gain regular access to our wonderful collections, to borrow books and enjoy exclusive member benefits. Find out more about Membership here.


Our volunteers have a unique opportunity to get to know our books and our readers, using a range of skills and learning new ones. There are a variety of projects to work on whether in the main library, with our special collections or sometimes from home – from book moves to cataloguing, research to book stamping, translating to video-making, the life of the library is diverse and engaging and there are many ways you can help us share and celebrate our collections. If you are interested in volunteering please contact the library here.

Sponsor a book

To celebrate an occasion, to mark a memorial or simply share your love of literature why not sponsor a new book? Your support enables us to keep our collections current, rich and wide-ranging, ensuring diverse voices from across the Jewish world have a place in our learning and history. Find out more here.

Donate your books

The library welcomes donations of books on all aspects of Jewish life, history, thought and culture. Due to space constraints we have to be very selective in what are able to accept. Please contact the library here if you are interested in donating books or find out more about donating your books here.

Support our development

The library aims to celebrate and share our unique collections more widely, to see more scholars and specialists researching in our collections and more individuals engaging with Jewish life and culture through our activities. We want to ensure our historic collections are preserved for the future. If you are if you are interested in partnering with us to support these aims or contributing to specific projects please contact the library.