Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School

Since our foundation in 1933 we've been at the heart of the British labour movement advancing education, knowledge and learning in all aspects of the science of Marxism, the history of socialism and the working class

About Us

Find out about our history and what we do

Our Collections

Browse our library and archive catalogues and discover more our core collections including our archives on the Spanish Civil War, the print unions and peace and solidarity campaigns

Education & Events

Take a look at our programme of forthcoming coming classes and events, and find out about our trade union, school, student and online education facilities

Marx House

Read about our building’s fascinating history, book a guided tour of Marx House and hire our hall for a lecture, meeting or event


Socialist Opposition to the First World War

The Marx Memorial Library and Workers' School is pleased to announce the Heritage Lottery Funded supported exhibition 'Socialist Opposition to the First World War' arranged by Professor Mary Davis and project manager Luke Evans. Read More

Bob Cooney's 'Proud Journey'

Coming soon - Bob Cooney's 'Proud Journey' published in collaboration with Manifesto Press with support from the International Brigade Memorial Trust and UNITE the Union. Bob Cooney (1907-1984) was a prominent anti-fascist and communist in Aberdeen who joined the International Brigades Read More

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The Marx Memorial Library and Workers' School is an educational charity and relies on support from members, donors and volunteers. Find out more about what you can do to help

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