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Barbican Children's Library

Visit us for:

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 - 5.30pm
    Saturday 9.30am - 4pm

    Contact us

    barbicanchildren@cityoflondon.gov.uk
    020 7628 9447

What's happening
Making Music Together: A celebration of leisure-time music in the UK
Date:
16 Jan 2019 - 23 Mar 2019
Time:
00:00 - 23:59
Location:
Barbican Library
Cost:
Free

An exhibition celebrating the scale and breadth of the leisure-time music scene and the positive impact it has.

Find out more about Making Music Together: A celebration of leisure-time music in the UK
Writing Course with Rachel Knightley
Date:
26 Jan 2019
Time:
13:30 - 15:30
Location:
Barbican Library
Cost:
Free. To attend this free first session only, email Rachel at http://greeninkwritersgym.com/contact at above link.

Foundation Stage: Your Creative Writing Toolkit Boost your skills and confidence.

Find out more about Writing Course with Rachel Knightley
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