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Fines amnesty 11 - 25 February: return your library items and clear any fines no matter how long you’ve had them for - no fines - no problem! Items can be returned to any of our lending libraries in person - just speak to a member of staff.
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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.

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Barbican and Community Libraries Strategy PDF (700KB)
This document details the ambitions of the City of London’s lending libraries and shows how their work links with corporate and national objectives.
Date submitted: 6/09/21

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.