Event date : 26th Sep 2015
James Keir Hardie, 15 August 1856-26 September 1915
A One-Day Public Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS
Event date : 16th May 2015
Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary, will give the sixth annual Frow Lecture
Event date : 14th May 2015
Come and enjoy the fine acoustic of the Library's hall - drop in any time 5-7.30pm to hear singing, browse exhibits and enjoy refreshments.
Event date : 10th May 2015
The Library and the University of Salford present a centenary tribute to Ewan MacColl.
Event date : 8th May 2015
Professor Sharon Ruston (Lancaster University) will give a 40-minute talk followed by a Q&A session.
Event date : 1st May 2015
Following the end of the Second World War the people of Britain elected a Labour government. It was a landslide victory. Seventy years later we recall the achievements of that government and explore what remains of its radical reforms.
Open during our drop-in times, Wednesdays to Fridays 1-5pm.
Event date : 22nd Apr 2015
Notoriously militant: the story of a union branch at Ford Dagenham - Sheila Cohen
Sheila Cohen's book Notoriously militant, based on original research and oral history, covers the history of Ford's Dagenham plant - and its roots in Henry Ford's early US activities - from 20th century shop floor struggles to the 21st century fight against plant closure.
Event date : 19th Mar 2015
This exhibition makes a welcome return, probing behind the myths of war and its "glories". It explores topics such as Salford's response to the outbreak of war, the strength of the anti-war movement locally and nationally, what happened to the campaign which had gathered momentum by 1914 to get the vote for women - and the realities of trench warfare.
Open Wednesdays to Fridays 1-5pm.