This library is now closed due to Covid-19.
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Where to find us
2 Fieldway Crescent
The library is on the corner of Holloway Road and Fieldway Crescent, about 500m from Highbury Corner.
Phone: 020 7527 6900
Library Manager: Shari Green
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 timesThis library is now closed due to Covid-19.
Central Library also hosts the First Steps Learning Centre.
The library is fully wheelchair accessible. Our AccessAble profile features a guide to facilities and access for disabled people.
- 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
AccessAble Access Guide: Central Library
Facilities and access information for people with disabilities
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