Contact Holborn Library

Holborn Library

32-38, Theobalds Road London WC1X 8PA
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020 7974 4444

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 Rhyme Time session for under 4s Wed 11am-12noon in term time, and Baby Bounce session for Under 2s Thu 1.30-2.30pm throughout the year. Over fifties (50+ Group) meets 3rd Thu of the month, 2.30pm-4pm. Learning Centre providing internet access and courses on how to use computers and computer applications. Wi-fi available. Jobzone 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. Meetings rooms for hire. Wheelchair accessible toilet in the building. The adult library is on the ground floor and the children's library in the basement. There is a lift to access the basement and also lifts to the Local Studies and Archives Centre, and Citizen's Advice Centre, which are housed on the 2nd and 3rd floor respectively. Staff will assist you if help is needed.

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.

Mon-Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun closed.
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Information taken from Cindex local information database