The Library of the NHM at Tring is taking part in Science Uncovered during the evening of Friday 23rd September, from 6pm. The theme of the Library presentation is Natural History Illustration from Gutenberg to the end of the 19th century. We will be featuring material from the extensive Library of Lionel Walter Rothschild and using the literature of ornithology for our examples. Tickets for the six sessions (18.15, 18,45, 19.15, 20.15, 20.45, 21.15) are free and will be available on the evening from the Museum shop. There are plenty of other activities on the night, see the website http://www.nhm.ac.uk/tring/whats-on/science-uncovered/index.html.
In London the Library is hosting a display of its treasures including Charles Darwin's 'On the origin of species' and items from the First Fleet voyage to Australia. Details of this and other events in South Kensington can be found here http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/science-uncovered-2011/index.html.