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:
- Join Camden libraries
- How to renew your library loans
library loans online direct from our catalogue
- Manage your library account
- View the library catalogue and search for books, films and music
- Reserve a book, DVD or CD (you will need to log in first)
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.
- Download free ebooks
- Download free audiobooks
- Read ebooks in your browser
- Online reference information – a range of information resources you would normally pay for, but which are free with your library card
- Online newspapers
- Online magazines
What else do we offer?
- Library services for children and young people
- How libraries can help you get back into work
- Books on prescription – helps you to to feel well by reading
opening times and addresses (PDF 100KB)
- Information on borrowing and charges
- Bookmark your library
- Love Camden
Hire a Library Space
- Download Camden Library room bookings information (PDF 21.2 KB)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7974 5633.
For information about prices, see below: