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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.

Donations 

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

This document details the ambitions of the City of London’s lending libraries and shows how their work links with corporate and national objectives.