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Barbican Children's Library

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Children's library enquiries: 020 7628 9447
24 hour renewals (touch tone phones only): 020 7638 0568
Fax: 020 7638 2249
Textphone: 020 7332 3803​​

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    Reading support
    Reading support

    Support to help children improve their reading skills and become lifelong readers.

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    Mythical Maze
    Summer Reading Challenge

    12 July - 6 September for children aged 4-11. Sign up at Barbican, Artizan Street or Shoe Lane library.

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    Opening hours 

    Mon, Wed: 9.30 - 5.30pm
    Tues, Thurs: 9.30am - 7.30pm
    Friday: 9.30am - 2pm
    Saturday: 9.30am - 4pm

    The library is closed on bank holidays. 

    Barbican Library, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

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