FRIENDS OF 7L
Becoming a Friend of 7L means sharing
a passion for books and forging a
special connection with this exceptional place,
which reflects its creator’s passions.
Membership – subject to the agreement of
the 7L committee – consists of a
personal admission fee and a subscription
for the member plus a guest, for the season
running from September to June.
Share exclusive moments in the heart of the 7L
|Committed to the love of books as objects
and to supporting contemporary creation,
Correspondances is made up of some
twenty cultural events per season.
In the form of invitations from
contemporary artists and authors,
the programme offers a series of
|original events created in situ,
drawn from the six artistic disciplines
represented in the
Karl Lagerfeld library collection:
photography, dance, music, reading,
theatre and visual arts.
The Reading Room
With monthly encounters in the library-studio,
experience the spirit of contemporary conversations
with public figures.
These persons welcome the Friends of 7L in the
Reading Room, celebrating the art de vivre
according to Karl Lagerfeld. They will share books
from their core library: personal books,
selected books from Karl Lagerfeld’s library
and new releases from the bookshop.
|The Third Eye is an immersive sound work
thought for the Friends of 7L as a
living library of voices and texts.
It can be listened to intimately
on headphones. Produced by Soundwalk
Collective, collective experimental
founded by Stephan Crasneanscki,
it brings together artists, photographers,
musicians, designers, thinkers invited
to record in situ
|fragments of texts from books
they chose in Karl Lagerfeld’s library.
With Emanuele Coccia, FKA Twigs,
Jim Jarmusch, Nina Kraviz, Isild Le Besco,
Suzanne Lindon, Mika, Gaspard Noé,
Ludmila Pagliero, Philippe Parreno,
Charlotte Rampling, Anri Sala, Patti Smith…
The advantages of
the Amis du 7L
- 5% discount on the books
sold in the bookshop.
- The opportunity to pre-order books
signed by their authors during
- A preferential rate on the hire
of the exceptional spaces at 7L
and its art de vivre.