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Central Library

Opening times

  • Monday: 9.30am - 8pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 8pm 
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 8pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

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.

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

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: Moya Kapas

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)

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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