A variety of books and gifts displayed nicely on a table in front of stained glass windows.

Yule pick up a bargain this year at our Bookshop Christmas shopping evening!

Stock up on Christmas gifts at the Bookshop sale tables in the Foyer where you will find sale items that have been discounted by 15% to 30%. Santa’s helpers will also be there to wrap any gifts you buy.

Bookplate Cafe will be open until 8.00pm on the night for coffee, drinks, cakes and light meals.

If you’re feeling shopped out, sit back and relax in our Foyer and enjoy some live entertainment.

Entertainment on offer will include:

  • 7.00-7.30pm: Christmas carols being sung by Danielle Williams
  • 7.30pm: Local makers Burley & Brave will give a talk about their products
  • Local children’s authors doing book readings and signing copies in the Bookshop
  • Live music from a piano player
  • Children’s games and colouring-in in the Foyer

Members of the Friends of the National Library will be entitled to 20% off storewide* all day when shopping instore on Thursday 7 December. To take advantage of exclusive discounts along with many other benefits, become a Friend of the National Library today.

*some exclusions apply

Type Bookshop event