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 NB On 1st April, opening times will be 1pm to 6pm.

Marx Memorial Library,
37a Clerkenwell Green,
London EC1R 0DU,
Tel #44(0) 207 253 1485.


Access by public transport:
Underground: Farringdon on Circle, Hammersmith & Metropolitan lines
British Rail: Thameslink, Farringdon
Buses: 55, 63, 243

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Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014
Marx Memorial Library
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Special Offer

Modrow + T&S + Connolly =  £30 plus p&p


The Truth Behind the Myths

by the last Prime Minister of the GDR and today's  Honorary Chair of Die Linke  

individual price £10 plus p&p  

"theory & struggle" 

MML's theoretical bulletin  

individual price £5 plus p&p 



individual price £20 plus p&p- see Archives tab for more background 

Next series of lectures, commencing 7pm in the Main Hall
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the First International
7 October The First International: Marx Engels and the IWMA 
Harsev Bains - Indian Workers Association (GB) 
14 October Chartism, Democracy and Marx and Engels 
 Professor Malcolm Chase 
21 October The Labour Aristocracy and the British Labour 
Movement: Professor Mary Davis 
28 October Wages, Price and Profit: written for the IWMA in 1865: Alex Gordon 
7 November The Civil War in France: written for the IWMA in 1871: Jonathan White



Marxism and Art 
Wednesday 17th Sept: Martin Lang on Militant Art & Aesthetics  
Classes on the Miners' strike of 1984-5 - commencing 6.30pm in the main hall
Thursday 20 November 
Seumas Milne - The miners and the state
Tuesday 25 November
Ian Isaac - How the strike was organised
Tuesday 2nd December
Brenda Nixon - The miners' wives: winning the community
Tuesday 9 December
David Ayrton - Lessons for today
February Tuesday Classes - Winter 2015 - commencing 6.30pm in the main hall
3rd - Hegel and Marx: prefaces to Capital and Grundisse on Method 
10th - Lenin on dialectics: a weapon for the working class movement
17th - British writers on dialectics: David Guest, Emile Burns, and Maurice Cornforth
24th - Soviet writers on dialectics: Ilyenkov
tutors: David Ayrton and Jonathan White 
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Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School is an independent charity dedicated, since its establishment in 1933, to the advancement of education and learning in all aspects of marxism, labour and working class history.  We receive no subsidies of any kind and depend entirely on the generosity and dedication of our members. If you would like to help preserve and carry on the important work of the Marx Memorial Library check out the affiliation and membership applications forms here, click on the relevant image, save on to your computer, print off and post to us with a cheque payable to MML.  Membership rates and affiliation levels are kept purposely low in order to be as accessible as possible; therefore all rates listed are a minimum.


Donations and, especially, regular standing orders and direct debits are very welcome. Annual membership fees are:  

Individuals: waged £20; concessions £10; overseas £25.  

Affiliates: branches £50, regional bodies £250, national bodies £500


the Marx Memorial LibraryThe aim of the Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School Trust is the advancement of education, knowledge and learning by the provision of a library of books, periodicals and manuscripts relating to all aspects of the science of Marxism, the history of Socialism and the working class movement. It is an independent organisation, and a registered charity, financed by its members and affiliates.

The General Committee of Trustees is elected from and by the membership. The Library has 46,000 volumes in the lending section covering a range of subjects including Marx, Engels, Lenin, the Spanish Civil War and the History of Socialism and the British Labour Movement.

The reference collection has an extensive holding of journals dating from the 1850's. These include The Red Republican (published 1st English translation of Marx and Engel's Communist Manifesto), Votes for Women (the Suffragette Journal) and Commonweal (William Morris); 43,000 pamphlets and many original materials and books, many of which are unavailable elsewhere.

Our building has been in a state of continuous redevelopment.





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Monday - Thursday

12 noon to 4pm 



37a Clerkenwell Green

London EC1R 0DU UK

Tel #44(0) 207 253 1485

Registered Charity Number: 270309