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Highgate Library

Public library run by Camden Council. From April 2015 the services is delivered by library volunteers and a paid officer. Collection includes books, talking books, CDs and DVDs, newspapers, periodicals and leaflets. Also available, information about Council and other local services and organisations.  Facilities include a photocopier and neighbourhood noticeboard. Facilities for children, a children's library with weekly Rhyme Time session for under 4s on Tuesdays 11am-12 noon and Baby Bounce session for Under 2s Thursdays 10.30-11am, both run during term-time. There is a small Toy Library for under 5s.

The adult library has a Learning Centre providing free internet access and microsoft office if you are a library member. Wi-fi freely available to all visitors. Wheelchair accessible toilet in the building.  

Camden Libraries and Learning Centres have many opportunities for private hire for a social occasion, meeting or event. Please contact the Camden Events team to discuss the options and available spaces within library opening hours and outside of opening hours or call them 020 7974 5633

Visually impaired information

The library has a collection of talking books and large print.

Digital services from your home

Camden library service offers a comprehensive eBook and eAudio service through a third party, Overdrive. As well as this, library members also have access to One Click Digital, another eAudio service. For e books there are options for enlarging text.

Accessibility software options on library PCs

The library has a dedicated PC for customers who are hard of hearing/seeing with specialist equipment attached and software such as Supernova which makes it possible for customers to change the sizing/display on the screen to fit their needs. As well as this, we also have services such as Sign-translate, SignVideo and TexBox on the Camden Council website which can be accessed from the library or from home


Contact details

Contact Name
Nick Durant
Contact Position
Team Leader
020 7974 4444


Chester Road
N19 5DH

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mon closed, Tue-Wed 10am-5pm, Thur 10am-7pm, Fri closed, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun closed.

Further details

Parent Body
Camden Council Supporting Communities Directorate.
Highgate Ward
Last checked date
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