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


American Political Pamphlets 1920-1945

MML is working with the British Library on an AHRC collaborative doctoral project on American Political Pamphlets 1920-45 - we are looking for an academic partner. Please share and help us spread the word. Read More

Aid Spain project with Islington Museum funded by Textile Society

The Marx Memorial Library is delighted to have been awarded a grant from the Textile Society to conserve six of our stunning Aid Spain banners. This will enable their display - for the first time - at a dedicated exhibition at Islington Read More

Remembering the International Brigades

A two week festival in October hosted by MML to commemorate the formation of the International Brigades 80 years ago. 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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