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Library opening times

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

All of our libraries are closed because of the Coronavirus epidemic. We will let you know when and how we will be re-opening as soon as we can.

Archway Library

  • Monday - 9.30am to 8pm
  • Tuesday - Closed
  • Wednesday - 9.30am to 8pm
  • Thursday - Closed
  • Friday - 9.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday - 9.30am to 5pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Archway Library map

Cat and Mouse Library

  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday - 9.30am-7pm
  • Wednesday - 9.30am-1pm
  • Thursday - 9.30am-7pm
  • Friday - Closed
  • Saturday - 11am-5pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Cat and Mouse Library map

Central Library

  • 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

Please note the Central Children's Library closes at 7pm on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Central Library map

Finsbury Library

  • Monday - 9am-8pm
  • Tuesday - 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday - 9am-5pm
  • Thursday - 9am-8pm
  • Friday - 9am-5pm
  • Saturday - 9am-5pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Finsbury Library map

Islington Museum

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

Islington Museum map

Lewis Carroll Children's Library

  • Monday - 9.30am-1pm - 2pm-7pm
  • Tuesday - Closed
  • Wednesday - 9.30am-1pm - 2pm-7pm
  • Thursday - Closed
  • Friday - 9.30am-1pm
  • Saturday - 11am-5pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Lewis Carroll Children's Library map

Mildmay Library

  • Monday - 9.30am-1pm
  • Tuesday - 9.30am-8pm
  • Wednesday - Closed
  • Thursday - 9.30am-8pm
  • Friday - Closed
  • Saturday - 11am-5pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Mildmay Library map

N4 Library

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

N4 Library map

North Library

  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday - 9.30am-8pm
  • Wednesday - Closed
  • Thursday - 9.30am-8pm
  • Friday - 9.30am-1pm
  • Saturday - 11am-5pm
  • Sunday - Closed

North Library map

South Library

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

South Library map


West Library

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

West Library map

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