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Opening times:Temporary hours
Mon 11am-3.30pm

Tue 11am-7.00pm

Wed 11am-3.30pm

Thu 11am-7.00pm

Fri 11am-3.30pm

Sat, Sun: closed

Closed public holidays
Telephone:020 7638 0569
Email:Email Barbican Library
Address:Barbican Library
Barbican Centre

London

EC2Y 8DS
Lending libraries have now reopened with temporarily reduced hours. Please note: unless you are medically exempt or a child under the age of 11, wearing a face covering/mask in a public library is mandatory. See Covid-19 updates for more information.
Covid-19 update and libraries reopening

The Barbican Library is a vibrant public library in the heart of the Barbican Centre with books, spoken word recordings, DVDs, CDs and sheet music available for loan to all members.

Along with the adult library located on Level 2 within the Barbican Centre, you will also find the Barbican Music Library and Barbican Children's Library, along with places to sit, read and study. 

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The Library is wheelchair accessible and there is disabled parking available. Please see the Barbican Centre website for more information.

Opening times:Temporary hours
Mon 11am-3.30pm

Tue 11am-7.00pm

Wed 11am-3.30pm

Thu 11am-7.00pm

Fri 11am-3.30pm

Sat, Sun: closed

Closed public holidays
Telephone:020 7638 0569
Email:Email Barbican Library
Address:Barbican Library
Barbican Centre

London

EC2Y 8DS