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Archway Library

Opening times for Archway Library:

  • Monday: 9.30am-8pm
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 9.30am-8pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 9.30am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am-5pm
  • Sunday: closed

You can find a wide range of e-books, e-audiobooks, newspapers and magazines online, free to Islington Library members, on our Libraries, heritage and arts webpages.

Keep up to date with our latest news by signing up for our e-bulletin.

Where to find us

Hamlyn House
Highgate Hill
N19 5PH

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

Contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7820


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)

Disabled access

The library is fully wheelchair accessible.

Join Islington Libraries by completing our online form.


  • Free public computers (8 available)
  • Free internet and MS Office software access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Photocopier
  • Printing from library computers and scan to USB available
  • Study space
  • 121 basic ICT sessions – help with getting online and setting up emails for job search, UC, Freedom pass etc
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