A lovely evening at LIBRARY, a cool private members’ club in Covent Garden, London

I just realized that I’ve never been a member of any club. Well, technically, it’s not true, because as a teen I had membership to The Club, but that was just the name of my gym in Springfield, IL (true story: Nick & I met in a Jacuzzi at that gym!). But I’ve never been a member of a social club nor have I been inside of one. Or near one! 🙂 Not until my recent trip to London when Nick & I were invited to dine at LIBRARY, a very cool club in the heart of the famed Covent Garden district.


While LIBRARY is a members-only club you can get a day or a month pass or just stay there (it’s a boutique hotel as well) and automatically have temporary membership. As an avid reader (although these days I’ve become more of an avid audiobook listener as my eyes get tired from laptop/phone/gadgets) I was excited to see books everywhere and loved the vibe. According to their website – www.lib-rary.com – LIBRARY draws inspiration from literature, theatre, local community and sustainable design. They host all kinds of cultural events and provide a home away from home to their club members.

Nick & I had dinner (see my food photos – please take note of mushy peas near fish & chips, it’s such an English thing, I love it!) and even a mixed drink (because it was named after Roald Dahl – I had to!) and then the restaurant manager/super cool guy, Jean Baptiste, gave us a tour of the whole club. Nick & I loved this beautiful place. Here are a few photos from our evening. I put captions under some. Hope you like! 🙂

Just click on the 1st photo and then click the arrow on the right to see other photos.

Have you been to LIBRARY? Are you a member of any social club or have you ever been? I’m really curious. Maybe it’s more of an English thing? Do you know?

Please leave your comments below, can’t wait to hear!

4 comments

  1. I didn’t know you and Nick met in a jaccuzi. What a cool story! And I’ve never been a member of any social club aside from a short lived sorority stint at school. Thanks for sharing these photos, Marina!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. As a person who fancies himself a non-pro photographer, your photos are SPOT ON beautiful!!! Lovely presentation of subject, great composition w/ framing or adjacent content well done! I am SO glad that you & Nick to to share this (and other) super nice experience!!! Rock on!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s