Contact Camden libraries

Camden Town Library

Address
Crowndale Centre 218 Eversholt Street London NW1 1BD
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/camdentownlibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. Collection includes books, talking books,  DVDs, newspapers and periodicals. Information about Council and other local services and organisations. Photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Children's library with Rhyme Time session for under 4s Tue 11am-12noon and Baby Bounce session for Under 2s Wed 2pm-3pm. Learning Centre providing internet access and courses on how to use computers and other computer applications. Wi-fi available. Learning Centre for hire as a PC training facility for 12 people. Jobzone advice Thu 10am-1pm (booking required), with a collection of job hunting materials and online learning materials. There are also visits from advisers and workshop courses to provide job searching help, these may be drop-in or booking required. Wheelchair accessible toilet in the building.

Camden Libraries and Learning Centres have many opportunities for private hire for a social occasion, meeting or event. Please contact the Camden Events team to discuss the options and available spaces within library opening hours and outside of opening hours  events@camden.gov.uk or call them 020 7974 5633

Temporary closure. 22 October-6 November 2016. Re-opening 7 November 2016. 

These temporary closures will allow general improvements and redecoration to take place, and to install self- service technology for added security. When the libraries re-open they will operate on a peak and off-peak hour system with reduced staffing during less busy times. There will be a reduced enquiry desk service during off-peak hours.

Open
Mon-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri 11am-5pm; Sat 11am-5pm; Sun closed.
Location
View location map for NW1 1BD
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

Highgate Library

Address
Chester Road London N19 5DH
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/highgatelibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. From April 2015 the services is delivered by library volunteers and a paid officer. Collection includes books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers, periodicals and leaflets. Also available, information about Council and other local services and organisations.  Facilities include a photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Facilities for children, a children's library with weekly Rhyme Time session for under 4s on Tuesdays 11am-12 noon and Baby Bounce session for Under 2s Thursdays 10.30-11am, both run during term-time. There is a small Toy Library for under 5s.

The adult library has a Learning Centre providing free internet access and microsoft office if you are a library member. Wi-fi freely available to all visitors. Wheelchair accessible toilet in the building.  

Camden Libraries and Learning Centres have many opportunities for private hire for a social occasion, meeting or event. Please contact the Camden Events team to discuss the options and available spaces within library opening hours and outside of opening hours  events@camden.gov.uk or call them 020 7974 5633

Visually impaired information

The library has a collection of talking books and large print.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility software options on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also have services such as Sign-translate, SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home

 

Open
Mon closed, Tue-Wed 10am-5pm, Thur 10am-7pm, Fri closed, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun closed.
Location
View location map for N19 5DH
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

Holborn Library

Address
32-38, Theobalds Road London WC1X 8PA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/holbornlibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. Collection includes books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers and periodicals. Information about Council and other local services and organisations. Photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Children's library with Baby Bounce session for Under 2s Wed 11-11.30am term time only. Learning Centre providing internet access. Wi-fi available. Jobzone collection of job hunting materials and online learning materials. There are visits from advisers to provide job searching help, booking required.  Wheelchair accessible toilet in the building. The adult library is on the ground floor and the children's library and Learning Centre is in the basement. There is an accessible lift to  the basement and also lifts to the Local Studies and Archives Centre on the 2nd floor.

Camden Libraries and Learning Centres have many opportunities for private hire for a social occasion, meeting or event. Please contact the Camden Events team to discuss the options and available spaces within library opening hours and outside of opening hours  events@camden.gov.uk or call them 020 7974 5633

From May 2016 the CAB re-located to: 141a Robert Street, NW1 3QT opening hours Tues 1-6 Wed 10-12 and Thurs 10-12. For more information check camdencabservice.org.uk

Visually impaired information

The library has a collection of talking books and large print fiction and non-fiction titles.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also provide the software, ZoomText, on a number of computers, and have services such as Sign-translate, SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home.

Open
Mon-Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun closed.
Location
View location map for WC1X 8PA
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

Kentish Town Library

Address
262-266, Kentish Town Road London NW5 2AA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/kentishtownlibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Camden Libraries and Learning Centres have many opportunities for private hire for a social occasion, meeting or event. Please contact the Camden Events team to discuss the options and available spaces within library opening hours and outside of opening hours  events@camden.gov.uk

or call them 020 7974 5633

Visually impaired information

The library has a large collection of talking books and large print fiction and non-fiction titles.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. 

Temporary closure. 8 October - 23 October 2016. Re-opening on Monday 26 October 2016.

This temporary closure will allow general improvements and redecoration to take place, and to install self- service technology for added security. When the libraries re-open they will operate on a peak and off-peak hour system with reduced staffing during less busy times. There will be a reduced enquiry desk service during off-peak hours. 

 

Open
Mon-Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun closed.
Location
View location map for NW5 2AA
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

Kilburn Library Centre

Address
12-22, Kilburn High Road London NW6 5UH
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/kilburnlibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. Collection includes books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers, Information about Council and other local services and organisations. Photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Children's library with Rhyme Time session for under 4s Tue 10.30am-11am.  Internet access and Camden Adult Community Learning course on how to use computers and other computer applications (term-time only). Wi-fi available. Jobzone with a collection of job hunting materials. There are also visits from advisers and workshops to provide job searching help, these may be drop-in or booking required. Meeting room for hire for up to 8 people and a training room with 12 PCs, projector and smartboard. Wheelchair accessible toilet in the building. The collections are housed on 2 levels. There is a ramp and also a lift to the mezzanine floor. Staff are on hand to assist customers who need help.

Accessibility statement:

Visually impaired information

The library has a collection of talking books and large print fiction and non-fiction titles.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also provide services such as SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home.

Open
Mon-Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun closed.
Location
View location map for NW6 5UH
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

Pancras Square Library

Address
5 Pancras Square London N1C 4AG
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/council-and-democracy/plans-and-policies/camden-strategies-%26-partnerships/pancras-square-library.en
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. Collection includes books, talking books and DVDs, newspapers, periodicals and self-help leaflets. Information about Council and other local services and organisations. Photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Children's library with Rhyme Time session for under-5s Fri at 11-11.30am. Xbox and Playstation games. Jobzone with a collection of job hunting materials and online learning materials. There are also visits from advisers and workshop courses to provide job searching help, these may be drop-in or booking required. Free internet access for library members and free Wi-Fi available for everyone. Wheelchair accessible toilet on Floor 1.

If you are a wheel chair user you can use the entrance from Pancras Way via the Leisure Centre. There is a lift to the upper floor, bear left on exiting the lift. The adult library is on this level. The children's library is on the level below and there is a separate lift to take you there on leaving the lift on Level 1. Staff will assist if you need help.

Visually impaired information

The library has a collection of talking books and large print fiction and non-fiction titles.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also provide the software, ZoomText, on a number of computers, and have services such as Sign-translate, SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home.

 

Open
Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm.
Location
View location map for N1C 4AG
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

Queens Crescent Library

Address
165 Queens Crescent London NW5 4HH
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/queenscrescentlibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. Collection includes books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers, periodicals and self-help leaflets. Information about Council and other local services and organisations. Photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Children's library with Rhyme Time session, Monday 11-12 noon. Baby Bounce session on Wednesday 11-12 noon. Craft session every Wednesday 4 - 5.30pm. Learning Centre providing internet access and courses on how to use computers and other computer applications. Wi-fi available. A collection of job hunting materials and online learning materials. Learning centre, meetings/training room, library and children's library available for hire. Wheelchair accessible toilet in the building. All of the facilities are on the ground floor. Staff will assist if help is needed.

Accessibility statement.

Visually impaired information

The library has a large collection of talking books and large print fiction and non-fiction titles.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also provide the software, ZoomText, on a number of computers, and have services such as Sign-translate, SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home.

Temporary closure: 5 November-20 November 2016. Re-opening 21 November 2016. 

This temporary closure will allow general improvements and redecoration to take place, and to install self- service technology for added security. When the library re-opens it will operate a peak and off-peak hour system with reduced staffing during less busy times. There will be a reduced enquiry desk service during off-peak hours.

 

Open
Mon 10am-6pm, Tue-Thu 11am-6pm, Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun closed.
Location
View location map for NW5 4HH
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

Swiss Cottage Library

Address
88 Avenue Road London NW3 3HA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/swisscottagelibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Fax
hone/Minicom: 020 7974 5411
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. Collection includes books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers, periodicals, self-help leaflets, music scores, a special historical collection of philosophy and psychology books and a large reserve stock. Information about Council and other local services and organisations. Photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Children's library with Rhyme Time session for under 4s Mon 10.30am-11am and Baby Bounce for children up to 18 months Fri 2.00-2.30pm in term time. Free internet access for library members and Free Wi-Fi for everyone.  There are a range of events running in the library, check LoveCamden for more details or in the library.

The Gallery managed by Camden Arts Services.

Cafe and wheelchair accessible toilets in the building. The library is on different levels and is extensive, lifts are wheelchair accessible and staff are on hand to assist if help is needed.

Camden Libraries and Learning Centres have many opportunities for private hire for a social occasion, meeting or event. Please contact the Camden Events team to discuss the options and available spaces within library opening hours and outside of opening hours  events@camden.gov.uk  or call them 020 7974 5633.

Visually impaired information

The library has a large collection of talking books and large print fiction and non-fiction titles. As well as this, there is also a deaf collection on the second floor.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also provide the software, ZoomText, on a number of computers, and have services such as Sign-translate, SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home.

Open
Mon-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm. From 4th September 2016 the library will be closed on Sundays.
Location
View location map for NW3 3HA
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database

West Hampstead Library

Address
Dennington Park Road London NW6 1AU
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/westhampsteadlibrary
Phone
020 7974 4444
Details

Public library run by Camden Council. Collection includes books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers, periodicals and self help leaflets.

Children's library including toy library for under fives, Rhyme Time session for under fives Fri 11.30am-12noon, and Baby Bounce sessions for under twos Thu 11.30am-12noon (term time only) and Thu 2-2.30pm. Rhyme Time and Baby Bounce sessions fill up quickly, please arrive at least 15 minutes before the sessions. Information about council and other local services and organisations. Photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. AM Club for over 50s at 11.30am-1pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Personal computing access and free Wi-fi available.

The library is on two levels, the adult library is on the ground floor and the children's library and public toilet is in the basement. There's is an accessible lift to the basement. 

Visually impaired information

The library has a large collection of talking books and large print fiction and non-fiction titles. 

Accessibility on library Personal Computers

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova, which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also provide the software, ZoomText, on a number of computers and have services such as Sign-translate, SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive ebook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. A simple secondary registration for the e-services is necessary. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For ebooks there are options for enlarging text. Please follow the links via the digital library

Camden Council: Libraries and online learning centres

 Hire a Library Space

Did you know you can hire our libraries and library rooms managed by Camden Council for events and activities? Events include seminars, workshops, meetings, children’s parties, social gatherings, exhibitions and more. Restrictions apply on time of use.

Email the events team at events@camden.gov.uk or call 020 7974 5633. 

Temporary closure. 19 November-4 December 2016. Re-opening 5 December 2016.

This temporary closure will allow general improvements and redecoration to take place, and to install self- service technology for added security. When the library re-opens it will operate on a peak and off-peak hour system with reduced staffing during less busy times. There will be a reduced enquiry desk service during off-peak hours.

 

 

Open
Mon 11am-7pm, Tue-Thu 11am-6pm, Fri-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun closed.
Location
View location map for NW6 1AU
Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database
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