Information and learning

For information about how our libraries are changing, please visit the 
Camden Future Libraries page.

From 10 January 2017 we are changing the way you use five of our libraries. Please check important news for Camden Library customers for more information.

All Camden libraries will return to usual opening times on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Library loans will take account of holiday closures. 

Bank Holidays in 2017.

Good Friday 14 April

Easter Monday  17 April. 

Libraries will not open on Easter Sunday.

Monday 1 May

Monday 29 May

Monday 29 August.

Usual library opening times apply outside of these closures and library loans will take account of them. 

Your online library account 

You don’t need to visit a library to reserve a book, film or DVD or to manage your account or renew your library items. You can do this online:

Your library account

You can:

Camden Libraries are members of the SELMS library partnership, which means that joining us gives you the benefit of their resources. You can reserve, return and borrow books from SELMS library authorities using your Camden library card. Find out more on their policies and entitlements.

Your digital library

There’s a wide variety of online information available from our digital library pages. Much of this you would normally have to pay for. It can be accessed online for free if you have a Camden library card. 

 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 or call 020 7974 5633. 

    For information about prices, see below:

  • Download: all libraries room booking information sheet (PDF) and library booking sheet (PDF 72 KB)  

More information on our services 

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