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Barbican Children's Library

Wednesday 20 March 2019 - The Children's Library will be closed all day due to excessive noise from adjacent essential building work.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Visit us for:

Project loan collections

We provide project loan collections to local schools. Call us on 020 7628 9447 or email Barbican Children's Library for more information.

Reading groups

We run three reading groups for children aged seven to 14. Call us on 020 7628 9447 or email Barbican Children's Library 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

    Email Barbican Children's Library
    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
Primavera
Date:
12 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
Time:
00:00 - 23:59
Location:
Barbican Library
Cost:
Free

A free arts exhibition at the Barbican Library, where the work on display can be purchased

Find out more about Primavera
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