Athenaeum Liverpool

FOUNDED 1797

New Reciprocal Agreements

We are pleased to announce two new Reciprocal clubs to add to our ever expanding list. Closer to home we have the Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club – Dublin, and continuing our Reciprocal drive in the East – the American Club Taipei. Details of both clubs can be...
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November Music Group Cancelled

Dear Proprietor, The November Music Group scheduled for Friday 1st November has been cancelled, Mr Roland plans to reschedule to a date later in November, an update is to follow.
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Proprietor Zia Chaudhry interviewed for Daily Posts ‘Big Interview’

Our Proprietor Mr Zia Chaudhry has been recently interviewed for the Daily Post’s ‘Big Interview’, whilst promoting his newly published book – ‘Just An Average Muslim’. The Interview can be found below....
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New Face in the Library

Once more we have been asked by the University of Liverpool to provide a work experience place for a third years undergraduate. Interviews have been held and the place has gone to Miss Natalie Ferrari who will be starting in the next few weeks. Her work will include dealing with...
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Exhibition 2015

Plans for our joint exhibition with the Liverpool Medical Institution and the Victoria Gallery and Museum on the subject of the part played by private libraries in the expansion of Liverpool 1780 – 1837 are well in hand. The list of exhibits is almost prepared and we are looking...
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New Links to local school – Exciting Expansion

As a result of participation in a schools debate staged at the Athenaeum Alsop High School have asked the Library to become involved in a school-wide project which it is hoped will increase literacy and reading skills throughout the school. Mrs Wright, the deputy head teacher,...
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Genealogists Heaven

The Athenaeum Library does not specialise in family history and does not have very much material but a new acquisition will provide a good hunting ground for those interested in Liverpool families. Some years ago the secretary of the Lancashire Parish Register Society made a...
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New Reciprocal Link – The Foreign Correspondents Club, Hong Kong

A reciprocal arrangement between the Athenaeum & the Foreign Correspondents Club, Hong Kong has now been established. Our members may use their facilities on the production of a Letter of Introduction (available from reception). Similarly members of the Oriental Club may use...
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The Athenaeum Writer In Residence Award 2013-2014

The Athenaeum Writer In Residence Award is now in its twelve year. In Partnership with the Liverpool City Council, the Liverpool Daily Post & Radio Merseyside, the Athenaeum created this annual writing award for young people. The Award The Award Includes; * Designation as...
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Chef Russell’s Cookery Demonstration an All Around Success

Last Wednesday began the first of a series of Cookery demonstrations from our own Chef Russell Hough. The evening was a great success with Proprietors learning some of Russell’s secrets in preparing several different starters including the dry curing of salmon and the making of...
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