The University of London’s Society of Bibliophiles is open to all and aims to provide an opportunity for those who are interested in bibliophilia, to meet up with like-minded people.

The society aims to:

  1. Promote all aspects of books, book-collecting and material texts.
  2. Raise awareness and improve knowledge of bibliophilia.
  3. Provide bibliophiles with an opportunity to network with one another.
  4. Encourage people to collect books.

A programme of events runs throughout the academic year, including lectures by guest speakers, drinks receptions and collection visits.


Kayleigh Betterton (President and Founding Member)
Jacqui Grainger (Honorary Libraries Liaison)
Arendse Lund
Ceri Thompson
Anne Welsh (Secretary)

Previous committee members include our first treasurer (2016-2018), Dr Daichi Ishikawa.

If you would like to be considered for a position on our committee, please email us with a brief outline of why you would like to become more involved with the society.

To be added to our mailing list, please email uolbibliophilessoc@gmail.com

For details about how to become a member, please visit our Membership page.


    • Hi Sharzad,
      I’m just about to post a list of our events on the blog, so you’ll be able to find all of our events there.
      We look forward to seeing you at one of them!



  1. Hi Kayleigh,
    You might not know me but I am interested in your work and would like to get involved.
    Please may I have your email.


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