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Please note that we will be reinstating a limit of seven renewals on all items from 1 June. From that time, any items that already been renewed seven times will need to be returned to the library by their due date.

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.


If you would like to sponsor our programmes for adults and children, please consider making a donation to our libraries. 100% of all monies received from donations comes to the Barbican and Community Libraries service. 

Barbican and Community Libraries Strategy PDF (700KB)
Date submitted: 9/06/21