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Library opening times

See the table below for a quick guide to our opening hours.

On 6 September all Islington Libraries returned to their normal opening hours:

  Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu   Fri Sat  Sun 
 Archway  9.30am-8pm  Closed  9.30am-8pm  Closed  9.30am-5pm  9.30am-5pm  Closed
 Cat and mouse  Closed  9.30am-7pm  9.30am-1pm  9.30am-7pm  Closed  11am-5pm  Closed
 Central  9.30am-8pm  9.30am-5pm  9.30am-8pm  9.30am-8pm  9.30am-5pm  9.30-5pm  1-5pm
 Finsbury  9am-8pm  9am-5pm  9am-5pm  9am-8pm  9am-5pm  9am-5pm  Closed
 Lewis Carroll  9.30am-7pm Closed  9.30am-7pm  Closed  9.30am-1pm 11am-5pm  Closed
 Mildmay  9.30am-1pm  9.30-8pm Closed  9.30-8pm
Closed  11am-5pm
 N4  9.30am-8pm  9.30am-5pm  9.30am-8pm 9.30am-1pm   9.30am-5pm  9.30am-5pm  Closed
 North  Closed  9.30am-8pm  Closed  9.30am-8pm  9.30am-1pm  11am-5pm  Closed
 South   9.30am-8pm  Closed


 Closed  9.30am-5pm  9.30am-5pm  Closed
 West  Closed  9.30am-8pm  Closed  9.30am-8pm  9.30am-5pm  9.30am-5pm  Closed

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

Islington Museum

Opening hours from 6 September are:

  • Monday: 10am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: closed

We encourage all visitors to wear a face covering, sanitise hands and follow social distancing.

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