LRBS short courses take place in a variety of locations throughout the year. We offer intensive courses taught over three days, one-day courses focused on specific topics or library collections, and workshops held in London and elsewhere. Course fees with discounts for students vary according to the duration of the course. Bursaries to support those who would otherwise be unable to attend are available for some courses. 

Please see below for a list of courses on offer in 2024. 

PLEASE NOTE: This list will be updated as additional courses are confirmed. Check back regularly for more information. 

LRBS Short Courses

10-12 April 2024 | Recognising and Dating English Bookbindings 1450-1850

Every historic binding tells a story, not only around when it was made or repaired, but also around the choices and motives of owners. What are the key questions to ask, and what knowledge is needed in order to answer them? Using the outstanding collections in the historic library of Shrewsbury School, this course puts practical guidance on recognising bindings into that investigative framework. 

Find out more and book here.