Libraries and online learning centres

Important news about our online services:

Due to essential system upgrades, a number of services will not be available between 7pm on the 21 November and 1pm on the 23 November 2017.

This will include joining the library, renewing your loans, searching the library catalogue and using online services such as Overdrive, RB Digital and Zinio. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Our libraries are changing: Camden Future Libraries

We have changed the way you use five of our libraries: important news for Camden Library customers

Christmas and New Year opening hours:  download the Christmas opening hours

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:

Note: this service is not available from 7pm on Tuesday 21st November, because of an essential system upgrade .  Service will resume on Thursday 23rd November. 

Your library account

You can:

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

Click ‘Register’ and follow instructions to create a new account using your library card if requested.
You can also download the App on your mobile device and login.

RB Digital


Online Reference 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. 


More information on our services 

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