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Elections for the next Mayor of London and London Assembly members, as well as the by-election for Hillrise ward, will take place on Thursday 2 May. Make sure you're registered to vote by midnight on Tuesday 16 April. You can also sign-up to our Voting and Elections bulletin to get reminders and resources to help you vote.

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West Library

Opening times for West Library

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: 9.30am-8pm 
  • Wednesday: closed 
  • Thursday: 9.30am-8pm
  • Friday: 9.30am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am-5pm 

You can find a wide range of e-books, e-audiobooks, 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

Bridgeman Road 
N1 1BD

The library is close to the junction with Caledonian Road.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7920


Library Managers: Jamie Mearns

Public transport

Buses: 17, 91, 259

Tube: Caledonian Road (Piccadilly line)

Trains: Caledonian Road and Barnsbury (London Overground)

Other facilities

The West Library Hall is available for hire and can hold up to 100 people for meetings, training events and social functions. Please contact the library for details.

Disabled access

The library is wheelchair accessible via a lift and has adapted toilets. Our AccessAble profile features a guide to facilities and access for disabled people.

Join Islington Libraries by completing our online form.


  • Free public computers (6 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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