Central Reference Library

Where to find us

2 Fieldway Crescent 
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


Library Manager: Maureen Black

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 9.30am-8pm 
Tuesday   9.30am-5pm
Wednesday   9.30am-8pm 
Thursday   9.30am-8pm
Friday   9.30am-5pm 
Saturday   9.30am-5pm 

Other facilities

  • Computers with internet access
  • Photocopier and scanning to USB drives
  • Laptop points and free Wi-Fi
  • Study area with seating for 75, including 50 in quiet study area

Central Library also hosts the First Steps Learning Centre.

Disabled access

The library is fully wheelchair accessible, with lifts to all floors and adapted toilets. Our AccessAble profile features a guide to facilities and access for disabled people.

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