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Lit & Phil Gift Membership

£133 £100

It's been quite a year.  This Christmas give them a gift they'll love - membership of one of the world’s most famous literary societies – year-round access to over 200,000 historic & contemporary books in a spectacular purpose-built Georgian building. 

Starting from only £10 for a Junior membership!

Special offer - up to 25% off 
(New memberships only - not valid for renewals)

Membership includes:
  • Borrow from over 200,000 books and CDs *
  • Postal delivery service 
  • Free access to the Naxos Spoken Word Library 
  • Free access to the Naxos Music Library **
  • No fines for overdue books or CDs
  • Members' Only events & priority booking for high profile events
  • Access to Members Only rooms, such as the Silence Room
  • Three Members Magazines each year, via post or email
  • Free superfast wifi
  • Regular news and updates
  • Exclusive offers & gifts

* (depending on level of Membership)
** (Gramophone Members only)

Special offer - up to 25% off normal membership prices.

Please note:This offer may not be used in Membership renewals.

NEW! Gramophone Bolt-on

Music lover?  We've made this offer even better - you can now bolt-on Gramophone Membership (Music Library) to accompany your chosen Membership option.  Just select and add to basket!

  • Ordinary membership - up to 12 books at any one time - £100 (normally £133)
  • Gramophone membership (Music Library only) - up to 5 CDs/DVDs and 6 music related items at any one time - £65 (normally £85)
  • Family membership (2 adults and children under 18) - up to 18 books at any one time plus an additional book for each child under 18 - £150 (normally £183)
  • Associate membership (under 30s) - up to 6 books at any one time - £50 (normally £75)
  • Student membership (proof of student status required) - up to 6 books at any one time - £40 (normally £55)
  • Junior membership (under 18s ) - up to 6 books at any one time - £10 (normally £12)

( would cost £174 a year to subscribe directly to either of the Naxos services, so library membership is extremely good value!)

Our Gift Membership Special Offer is only valid for a limited period of time.  When booking please state the name of the person you are buying the gift for.  We will send a membership Pack including:

- named Membership Card
- a handwritten Welcome Note from our team inside one of our exclusive Christmas Cards
- all details they will need including practical information, passwords and benefits available to them.
- history & background to the Lit & Phil

We can post this to you or directly to them depending on your preference at checkout.

This offer ends Friday 18 December 2020.

(All Christmas Gift memberships start 4 January 2021 & expire 3 January 2022.)

Please note: This offer may not be used in Membership renewals.


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