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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.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7527 6900

Email: centrallending.lib@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Shari Green

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)

Opening times

Monday 11am-4pm 
Tuesday   11am-4pm
Wednesday   11am-4pm
Thursday   11am-4pm
Friday   11am-4pm 
Saturday   11am-5pm 
Sunday 
Closed

Other facilities

Central Library also hosts the First Steps Learning Centre.

Disabled access

The library is fully wheelchair accessible. Our AccessAble profile features a guide to facilities and access for disabled people.

Join Islington Libraries by completing our online form.

Services

  • Free public computers (30+ available)
  • Free internet and MS Office software access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Photocopier, printing from library computers and scan to USB available
  • Extensive study space in the Reference Library 2nd floor
  • 121 basic ICT sessions – help with getting online and setting up emails for job search, UC, Freedom pass etc
  • First Steps Learning Centre
  • The Gallery – room for hire
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