Libraries & Book Exchanges

Coldharbour Library
Provides books for loan including fiction, information, education and leisure, print books, language courses on tape, videos and DVDs, music CDs. Opening Days: Monday to Saturday. William Barefoot Drive, Greenwich, SE9 3AY.
Paint & Paper Library
Specialized in interior woodwork, metal and walls. Opening Timing: Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00 and Saturday 10:00-16:00. 3 Elystan Street, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3 3NT.
The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library
Provides books, pamphlets, periodicals, press cuttings, broadsides, paintings, photographs, slides, artefacts, records, reel-to-reel tapes, phonograph cylinders, videos, cine films and audio cassettes. 2 Regents Park Road, Camden, NW1 7AY.
Book and Comic Exchange
Provides exchange service for wide range of books. Opening Timing: Monday to Sunday 10:00-20:00. 14 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, Kensington and Chelsea, W11 3HL.
Maughan Library
Delivers a portfolio of support services across five campuses providing access to the print and online information resources, archives and special collections that support learning, teaching and research. Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1LR.
Archway Library
Open Monday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Tuesday and Saturday 09:30-17:00, Friday 09:30-13:00. Hamlyn House, Highgate Hill, Upper Holloway, N19 5PH.
Mile End Library
Offers wide range of archives services. Opening Timing: Monday to Friday 08:00-24:00, Saturday and Sunday 13:00-20:00. 328 Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS.
Waterloo Library
It offers books, DVDs and CDs for loan, a reference and information service, and free use of computers for internet, email and word-processing. The library also holds a small collection of books in Bengali. 114-118 Lower Marsh, SE1 7AE.
Science Photo Library
Offers 400,000 images and 30,000 clips. 327-329 Harrow Road, Westminster, W9 3RB.
Senate House Library
Provides research and historic collection. Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU.
ClearVision
Provides childrens books with added braille. 61 Princes Way, Wandsworth, SW19 6JB.
Whittington Health Library
Provides comprehensive and modern library services. Opening Timing: Monday to Thursday 08:30-18:00 and Friday 08:30-17:00. Highgate Wing, Dartmouth Park Hill, Camden, N19 5JG.
Tate Streatham Library
Collection of international modern art. 63 Streatham High Road, Lambeth, SW16 1PN.
The Wiener Library
The library offers study of the Holocaust and Genocide. Opening Timing: Monday, Wednesday to Friday 10:00-17:00 and Tuesday 10:00-19:30. 29 Russell Square, Camden, WC1B 5DP.
Newington Library
Offers resources, study areas, internet and photocopying access. a number of educational groups and clubs are also offered. 155 Walworth Road, London, SE17 1RS.
The Science and Society Picture Library
Provides collections of stephen gavin, pen and sword, planet observer, john drysdale, elisa vendramin and florilegius. Science Museum Group, Exhibition Road, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7 2DD.
Finsbury Library
Open Monday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 09:30-17:00. 245 St.John Street, Islington, London, EC1V 4NB.
South Woodford Library
Collection of study books. Opening Timing: Monday to Friday 06:00-22:00, Saturday and Sunday 08:00-18:00. 116 High Road, Redbridge, E18 2QS.
North Library
Open Monday and Saturday 09:30-17:00, Tuesday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Friday 09:30-13:00. Manor Gardens, Holloway, London, N7 6JX.
Northfields Library
CDs, children books, newspapers and magazines. Opening Timing: Tuesday and Thursday 09:00-18:00, Friday and Saturday 09:00-17:00. Northfield Avenue, Ealing, W5 4UA.
The Wellcome Library
Provides insight and information to anyone seeking to understand medicine and its role in society, past and present. 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE.
Marks Gate Library
Books, audio books, childrens books, music CDs, newspapers, free internet access and a fax service. Open Monday, Tuesday and Saturday 09:00-17:00, Thursday 09:00-19:00, Friday 09:00-13:00. Rose Lane, Marks Gate, Chadwell Heath, Romford, London, RM6 5NJ
Keats Community Library
Specialized in books, DVD and audio books. Ten Keats Grove, Hampstead, Camden, NW3 2RR.
Nomad Books
Fiction, non fiction, children, travel and lifestyle. Opening Timing: Monday to Friday 09:00-19:00, Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-17:00. 781 Fulham Road, Hammersmith & Fulham, SW6 5HA.
Acton Town Hall Library
Provides audio, fiction and non fiction books, Opening Timing: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 09:00-17:00, Tuesday and Thursday 09:00-19:00. High Street, Acton, Ealing, W3 6NE.
The Academic Library Ltd
Collection of fiction and non fiction books. 20 Cambridge Drive, Lewisham. SE12 8AJ.
West Library
Open Tuesday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Wednesday and Saturday 09:30-17:00. Bridgeman Road, Islington, London, N1 1BD.
First Steps Learning Centre
PCs, laptops, printers, a scanner, digital camera, high-speed internet access and a CD writer, as well as courses in computers, ESOL, literacy, maths, personal development and employability. 2 Fieldway Crescent, Highbury, London, N5 1PF.
Camomile Street Library
Fiction, non-fiction, audio books, music, films, maps, childrens books, free internet access, scanning and printing facilities. Open Monday to Friday 09:30-17:30, except Wednesday 09:30-18:30. 12-20 Camomile Street, City of London, London, EC3A 7EX.
Robert Jeyes Library
Books, audio books, childrens books, music CDs, free internet access and a toy library on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 09:00-19:00, Wednesday and Saturday 09:00-13:00. High Road, Chadwell, Romford, London, RM6 6AS.
The Poetry Library
Collection of modern and contemporary poetry. Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, SE1 8XX.
RNIB
Provides books for blind people. 105 Judd Street, Camden, WC1H 9NE.
Kensington Central Library
Provides screen for projectors, television with DVD/video, children and educations items. Opening Days: Monday to Saturday. Phillimore Walk, Kensington and Chelsea, W8 7RX.
Shoe Lane Library
Foreign fiction, CDs, DVDs, childrens books, a self-service photocopier and reading groups. Open Monday and Wednesday to Friday 09:00-17:30, Tuesday 09:00-18:30. Hill House, Little New Street, City of London, London, EC4A 3JR.
Barking Library
Books, audio books, CD language courses, music CDs, DVDs, newspapers, magaiznes and free internet access. Open Monday to Thursday 09:00-21:30, Friday 09:00-19:00, Saturday 09:00-17:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00. 2 Town Square, Barking, London, IG11 7NB.
Kilburn Library Centre
Collection of books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers and periodicals. Opening Timing: Monday to Thursday 10:00-19:00, Friday 10:00-17:00 and Saturday 11:00-17:00. 12-22, Kilburn High Road, Camden, NW6 5UH.
The Lewisham Toy Library
Provides education and toys for children. The Old Coach House, 41 Rushey Green, Catford, Lewisham, SE6 4AS.
East Sheen Library
Provides story times for tiny teddies sessions. Opening Days: Monday to Sunday. Sheen Lane, Richmond upon Thames, SW14 8LP.
Saison Poetry Library
Offers a collection of poetry from 1912 in Britain, available in many formats: books, pamphlets, audio cassette, CD, video and DVD, magazines, press cuttings, photographs, posters and postcards. Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, London, SE1 8XX.
Westminster Reference Library
A specialist public reference library in: Art & design, Business, Law and Performing Arts. There are computers with access to both the Internet and many online resources and three reading rooms. 35 St. Martins Street, London, WC2H 7HP.
Marx Memorial Library
Home to archives and collections including the full run of the Daily Worker and Morning Star, The International Brigade Archive, Bernal Peace Library, Klugnmann Collection and a Photograph Library. 37a Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU.
Goldsboro Books Limited
Provides science fiction, non fiction, children and adventure books. Opening Timing: Monday to Saturday 10:00-18:00. 23 - 25 Cecil Court, Westminster, WC2N 4EZ.
Mildmay Library
Open Monday and Saturday 09:30-17:00, Tuesday and Thursday 09:30-20:00. 21-23 Mildmay Park, Islington, London, N1 4NA.
The London Library
Books and periodicals covering every aspect of the humanities. The online catalogue currently contains details of all books and periodicals acquired since 1950. 14 St Jamess Square, London, SW1Y 4LG.
Central Library
Open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 09:30-17:00, Sunday 13:00-17:00. 2 Fieldway Crescent, Highbury, London, N5 1PF.
Lewis Carroll Childrens Library
Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 09:30-19:00, Friday 09:30-13:00, Saturday 09:30-17:00. 166 Copenhagen Street, Islington, London, N1 0ST.
Barbican Library
Books, periodicals, music, reading groups and Blu-ray discs. Open Monday and Wednesday 09:30-17:30, Tuesday and Thursday 09:30-19:30, Friday 09:30-14:00, Saturday 09:30-16:00. Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS.
Daunt Books
Provides non-fiction, history, biography, travel writing, fiction, crime, short stories and poetry. Opening Timing: Monday to Saturday 09:00-21:00 and Sunday 11:00-19:00. 158-164 Fulham Road, Kensington and Chelsea, SW10 9PR.
John Barnes Library
Open Tuesday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Wednesday and Saturday 09:30-17:00. 275 Camden Road, Holloway, London, N7 OJN.
LMS Library
Collection of mathematical books periodicals and journals published books. De Morgan House, 57-58 Russell Square, Camden, WC1B 4HS.
N4 Library
Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 09:30-17:00. 26 Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 2DW.
Catford Library
Borrow books, DVDs, CDs and playstation games and offer study space, free PC access, free wifi access and photocopiers. Opening Days: Monday to Saturday. Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, Lewisham, SE6 4RU.
Wiener Library
An extensive archive on the Holocaust and Nazi era. It includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony. 29 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DP.
Dr Williamss Library
Provides printing and manuscripts from the thirteenth to the twenty first century. Opening Days: Monday to Friday. 14 Gordon Square, Camden, WC1H 0AB.
Birkbeck Library
Collection of books, magazines, dictionaries, encyclopaedias and directories. Malet Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, WC1E 7HX.
South Library
Open Monday and Thursday 09:30-20:00, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 09:30-17:00. 115-117 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 2SL.

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