On 6 September we returned to our normal opening hours.
Opening times for North Library:
- Monday closed
- Tuesday 9.30am-8pm
- Wednesday closed
- Thursday 9.30am-8pm
- Friday 9.30am-1pm
- Saturday 11am-5pm
We encourage all visitors to wear a face covering, sanitise hands and follow social distancing.
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.
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Where to find us
The library is about 100m from the junction with Holloway Road.
Phone: 020 7527 7840
Library Manager: Nick Tranmer
Buses: 43, 271, 17, 263
Tube: Holloway Road (Piccadilly line, 15 min walk); Archway Tube (Northern line, 15 min walk)
Trains: Upper Holloway (London Overground)
The North Library Hall is available for hire, and can hold up to 60 people for meetings, training events or social functions. Please contact the library for details.
The library is wheelchair accessible. Our AccessAble profile features a guide to facilities and access for disabled people.
Free public computers (10 available)
Free internet and MS Office software access
Free Wi-Fi photocopier, printing from library computers and scan to USB available
Limited study space
121 basic ICT sessions – help with getting online and setting up emails for job search, UC, Freedom pass etc
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AccessAble Access Guide: North Library
Facilities and access information for people with disabilities
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