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Barbican Children's Library

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Project loan collections

We provide project loan collections to local schools. Call us on 020 7628 9447 or email barbicanchildren@cityoflondon.gov.uk for more information.

Reading groups

We run three reading groups for children aged seven to 14. Call us on 020 7628 9447 or email barbicanchildren@cityoflondon.gov.uk for more information.​​

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    Children and young adults

    Reading support, activities for under five's and events for children, young adults and families

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    Reading support

    Support to help children improve their reading skills

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    Opening hours

    Monday 9.30am - 5.30pm
    Tuesday 9.30am - 7.30pm
    Wednesday 9.30am - 5.30pm
    Thursday 9.30am - 7.30pm
    Friday 9.30am - 2pm
    Saturday 9.30am - 4pm

    Contact us

    barbicanchildren@cityoflondon.gov.uk
    020 7628 9447

What's happening
Rattle
Date:
14 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
Time:
00:00 - 23:59
Location:
Barbican Library
Cost:
Free

An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle’s musical life to date.

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Let's talk!
Date:
26 Sep 2017
Time:
10:30 - 12:30
Location:
Barbican Library
Cost:
Free, no booking required

Do you want more confidence speaking English? Join us every Tuesday to improve your English.

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