Islington Libraries

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All Islington's libraries are free to join and have free public computers, Wi-Fi and internet access

Although we are closed you can still join to use eBooks, eAudiobooks, online magazines, newspapers, comics and other online resources. Click Join Islington Libraries for the online form, or phone 020 7527 6952.

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Archway Library


Where to find us

Hamlyn House
Highgate Hill
London
N19 5PH

The library is behind Archway Underground Station, at the junction of Highgate Hill and Junction Road.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7820

Email: archway.library@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Cuneyt Yilmaz


Public transport

Buses: 4, 41, 43, 210, 271, C11, W5, 17, 143, 234, 134, 263

Tube: Archway (Northern line)

Trains: Upper Holloway (London Overground)


Central Library


Where to find us

2 Fieldway Crescent
London
N5 1PF

The library is on the corner of Holloway Road and Fieldway Crescent, about 500m from Highbury Corner.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 6900

centrallending.lib@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Maureen Black


Public transport

Buses: 43, 271, 393, 263

Tubes: Highbury Islington (Victoria line), Holloway Road (Piccadilly line)

Trains: Highbury Islington (First Capital Connect), Drayton Park (First Capital Connect)


Finsbury Library


Where to find us

245 St. John Street
London
EC1V 4NB

The library is close to the corner of St. John Street and Skinner Street.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7960

Email: finsbury.library@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Chris Millington


Public transport

Buses: 153 (Hoppa)

Tube: Angel (Northern line), Farringdon (Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City and Circle lines)

Trains: Farringdon (First Capital Connect)


Islington Computer Skills Centre


Where to find us

245 St. John Street
London
EC1V 4NB

The centre is based at Finsbury Library, close to the corner of St. John Street and Skinner Street.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7002

Email: info@icskills.co.uk


Public transport

Buses: 153 (Hoppa)

Tube: Angel (Northern line), Farringdon (Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City and Circle lines)

Trains: Farringdon (First Capital Connect)


N4 Library


Where to find us

26 Blackstock Road
London
N4 2DW

The library is part of the City and Islington College building, close to the junction with Seven Sisters Road.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7800

Email: n4.library@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Nick Tranmer


Services

Your Islington Libraries account

View items available across our libraries, check your account, renew book and music loans, and reserve items in stock.


Public transport

Buses: 4, 19, 236

Tube: Finsbury Park (Victoria and Piccadilly lines)

Trains: Finsbury Park (Great Northern)


North Library


Where to find us

Manor Gardens
London
N7 6JX

The library is about 100m from the junction with Holloway Road.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7840

Email: north.library@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Nick Tranmer


Public transport

Buses: 43, 271, 17, 263

Tube: Holloway Road (Piccadilly line, 15 min walk); Archway Tube (Northern line, 15 min walk)

Trains: Upper Holloway (London Overground)


South Library


Where to find us

115-117 Essex Rd
London
N1 2SL

The library is on the corner of Essex Road and Cross Street.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7860

Email: south.library@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Marcia Ludlow


Public transport

Buses: 38, 56, 73, 341, 476

Tube: Highbury Islington (Victoria line)

Trains: Essex Road (Great Northern Trains); Highbury Islington (Great Northern Trains and London Overground)


West Library


Where to find us

Bridgeman Road
London
N1 1BD

The library is close to the junction with Caledonian Road.


How to contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7920

Email: west.library@islington.gov.uk

Library Managers: Pamela Quantrill and Mary Fitton


Public transport

Buses: 17, 91, 259

Tube: Caledonian Road (Piccadilly line)

Trains: Caledonian Road and Barnsbury (London Overground)

Last modified: Thursday, 27 August 2020, 12:30 PM