Christmas cards

Christmas Cards Our new range of Christmas cards, featuring images from our historic Photo Archive collection on the front, and artwork from our own Harriet on the back and inside, are now available to purchase from Morrab Library.  There are three designs and you can...

Reflections from COP26

Alison Meaton is a Penwith resident, a retired primary school teacher, a Quaker and part of Extinction Rebellion West Cornwall. She is also a new member of Morrab Library. In late October 2021 she travelled up to Glasgow for COP26 to be part of the surge of people...

Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas Gift Ideas Christmas Shopping?  Look no further than Morrab Library! Have a look at our gift options – they are not only unique, but all help to support the work of the library. Gift Membership   Share your love of Morrab Library with friends or...


Meet the Trustees Harry Spry-Leverton – Chair and Honorary Librarian Harry travelled the world for five years as a young man and had a variety of odd jobs in odd places to finance it.  This was followed by several years of soldiering in The Light Infantry before...

Looking for Christmas gifts?

Just in time for Christmas, we’re very pleased to introduce our new postcard range featuring photos of our wonderful library (images are above). You can share its beauty with your friends and family – or just enjoy them for yourself! They’re on sale for 60p each or 3 for £1.50 with all proceeds, of course, going to support the library.

We also have a variety of other uniquely ‘Morrab’ gift options which all help to support the work of the library –


Gift Membership

Share your love of Morrab Library with friends or family – a gift that include access to 70,000 books(!), tranquil work spaces, our marvellous library community and more. (£30 for a year’s household membership – we also offer a discounted student membership at £20.)


John Trigg prints

Choose a high quality print from one of six beautiful images, taken from the collection of drawing books donated to the library by the artist John Trigg. (£65.)



Penzance Map

A high quality reproduction of the 1841 map of the Borough of Penzance. (£20.)

We also have some lovely Morrab leather bookmarks, postcards from our Dawson Napoleonic archives and a brilliant, eclectic selection of second-hand books for sale.