Library locations and opening hours
Due to Covid Level 5 restrictions, the libraries are closed until further notice.
Library chat and email: support available
Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm to 4pm
Please email email@example.com for general enquiries
Or call 0207 133 2109 Monday to Fridays between 11am and 12pm or 2pm and 4pm. For IT related issues, please use their help page to log a job or chat with them online.
Special Collections Reading Room - closed until further notice
For enquiries which relate specifically to Special Collections please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to Level 5 restrictions, Aldgate Library is temporarily closed.
Virtual support is available 9am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 12pm to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Old Castle Street
London E1 7NT
Room: Access is on the ground floor
The library is on the ground, 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors in Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT
Access is on the ground floor.
- Nearest mainline railway station: Liverpool Street.
- Nearest underground (Tube): Aldgate (Metropolitan/Circle), Aldgate East (District/Hammersmith & City).
- Parking Details: No parking available, NCP within walking distance.
Due to Level 5 restrictions, Holloway Library is temporarily closed.
Virtual support is available 9am to 7pm Monday to Friday, and 12pm to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
236–250 Holloway Road
London N7 6PP
Room: 236-250 Holloway Road
236-250 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PP
Nearest underground (Tube): Holloway Rd (Piccadilly Line).
Nearest Bus(es): 43, 153, 271 and 393 stop outside. Routes 29 and 253 cross Holloway Rd at Seven Sisters Rd.
Parking Details: Parking is very restricted, expensive and heavily policed.