The London Library
The London Library, located on the corner of St. James's Square, near Piccadilly Circus underground station and Green Park is the world's largest independent library. Thomas Carlyle library founded in 1841 with the aim of serving the readers and researchers giving books for home use. London boasts a library of about 8,000 members of which are mostly private members and about 250 corporate members. In the library there are more than one million books. For members residing outside London delivery available books. London Library collects books on all subjects, with special emphasis on the arts and humanities, as well as extensive collections in biography and history. Fiction Department includes a diverse collection of novels and short stories. Literature section consists of a wide range of poems, essays and plays. Science section contains materials for both professional as well as for the general reader. The library also offers a large collection of books and treatises on travel, topography and exploration. Religion department has a wide range of theological works, biblical and non-biblical texts, the study of religion and collections of sermons. Just present book on philology, philosophy, and bibliography.