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South Library

Where to find us

115-117 Essex Rd 
London
N1 2SL

The library is on the corner of Essex Road and Cross Street.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7860

Email: south.library@islington.gov.uk

Library Manager: Marcia Ludlow 

Public transport

Buses: 38, 56, 73, 341, 476

Tube: Highbury & Islington (Victoria line)

Trains: Essex Road (Great Northern Trains); Highbury & Islington (Great Northern Trains and London Overground)

Opening times

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

Disabled access

There are three steps at the front entrance, which gives access to the Adult Library, then three more inside for access to the Children's Library and Reading Room. Our DisabledGo profile​ features a guide to facilities and access for disabled people.

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