Author event 

Meet John Carr, author of Escape from the Ghetto, which tells the incredible true story of his father’s four year journey, escaping from Nazi-occupied Poland, through Germany, France, Spain and Gibraltar to London. 

John Carr will talk about his book, discuss its meaning for today, and sign copies (we will have copies to buy).  

Wednesday 1 February, 5.30pm to 7pm at: 

Kentish Town Library, 262-266 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2AA

An event to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2023


New Knitting Group

We have started a new Knitting Group at Highgate Library.  

The group meets every Tuesday, 1-3pm at: 

Highgate Library, Chester Road, London N19 5DH. 

Any queries, please contact the library. 

Reading groups, books and writers

Age UK Camden Book Club run a monthly book group, led by writer and journalist, Emily Rhodes.

Local History

Camden Local History and Archives Centre have a number of online talks about Camden, including:

  • Charles Dickens and Camden
  • The Bedford Theatre, Camden
  • Holborn Warships Week
  • Memories of Kings Cross
  • Camden Tour Guide podcasts 
  • Local History talks online

Interview with our chief  Archivist Tudor Allen about Camden's literary connections.

Literary London.  Resonance Radio, 27 March 2015 - running time one hour.