About the library

Holborn Library is open for customers to browse and choose their own books, use our public computers, visit the children's library and use our study space.

You don’t need to book a computer, PCs are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Access is limited to one hour per day.

You can also scan, print and photocopy documents.

Browsing time in the adult and children's library is limited to twenty minutes

Visiting the children's library and using our study space

You need to book a time to come to visit the children's library or for study space.

For more information and to book, see: Library bookings.

The library has a number of measures in place to keep customers and staff safe.  For details, see: Keeping everyone safe.

You can return any outstanding books, DVDs or CDs on loan within the opening hours. For quarantine purposes these items won’t be removed from your record for 72 hours.

Because of the current situation, our services may change at short notice.  For the latest information, see: Changes to library service.


Holborn Library
32-38 Theobalds Road 

Opening hours

Monday – Thursday: 11am - 6pm

Friday - Saturday: 11am to 3.30pm

Sunday: closed


  • Access to library computers, scanning, printing and photocopying.
  • Quick Choice - browsing and choosing books
  • Children's library - browsing and choosing children's books
  • Study space


For library enquiries call 020 7974 4444 or email libraries@camden.gov.uk.