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Central Reference 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: centralref.library@islington.gov.uk

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 
Sunday 
1pm-5pm

Other facilities

  • Computers with internet access
  • Photocopier and scanning to USB drives
  • Free WiFi
  • Large study area including desks with power for charging your laptop or tablet
  • The First Steps Learning Centre is located here

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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