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Lewis Carroll Children's Library

Following the government roadmap out of lockdown, we are planning to reopen in stages, subject to the latest restrictions.

For the time being this library remains closed.

From 12 April you will be able to browse and choose items at ArchwayCentralFinsburyN4 or West Library. A limited number of public PCs will be available to book for essential use only.

Local History will also be open for pre-booked appointments only. Please email

Access times at these sites will be: 

Monday to Friday: 11am - 4pm

Saturday: 11am - 5pm. 

We plan to reopen all 10 Libraries from 26 April.

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

166 Copenhagen Street 
N1 0ST

The library is on the corner of Copenhagen Street and Bemerton Street.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7936


Library Managers: Nike Johnson

Public transport

Buses: 17, 10, C11 - 91 and 259 along Caledonian Road

Tube: King's Cross St. Pancras (Victoria, Piccadilly and Northern lines)

Trains: King's Cross, St. Pancras International

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.


  • Free public computers (4 available – Children only)
  • Free internet and MS Office software access
    Free Wi-Fi
  • Photocopier
  • Printing from library computers and scan to USB available
  • Limited study space
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