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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

Following the government announcement of a further lockdown period from 5 November, all Islington Libraries will be closed until further
notice.

You can find a wide range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, Newspapers and Magazines online, free to Islington Library members,
on our Libraries, heritage and arts webpages.

There will be no charges for overdue items you may still have out on loan.
Our enquiry number is 020 7527 6952

Monday Closed
Tuesday   Closed
Wednesday   Closed
Thursday   Closed
Friday   Closed
Saturday   Closed
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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