Libraries and online learning centres

Camden Future Libraries

For information about how our libraries are changing, please visit our Camden Future Libraries page We will regularly publish updates regarding changes. 

Temporary closure table – the council is investing new technology for increased self-service options and refurbishing five libraries. This means a temporary 2 week closure at Camden Town, Kentish Town, Kilburn Library Centre, Queens Crescent and West Hampstead.

Your online library account 

You don’t need to visit a library to reserve a book, film or DVD or to manage your account or renew your library items. You can do this online:

Your library account

You can:

Camden Libraries are members of SELMS, which means that joining gives you the benefit of their resources. You can reserve, return and borrow from SELMS authorities using your Camden library card. Find out more on policies and entitlements. 

Your digital library

There’s a wide variety of online information available from our digital library pages. Much of this you would normally have to pay for. It can be accessed online for free. 

What else do we offer? 

More information

 Hire a Library Space

    Did you know you can hire our libraries and library rooms managed by Camden Council for events and activities? Events include seminars, workshops, meetings, children’s parties, social gatherings, exhibitions and more. Restrictions apply on time of use.

    Email the events team at or call 020 7974 5633. 

    For information about prices, see below:

  • Download Camden Library room bookings information (PDF 21.2 KB) 

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