Hornsey Children’s Library is being re-decorated from Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 March. While we improve your library, there may be interruptions to the service and periods of temporary closure. We apologise for any inconvenience caused while we make these changes.

Wood Green Central Library

Entrance to Wood Green Library

187-197A High Road
Wood Green
London
N22 6XD

New - Opening hours from Monday 31 March

Wood Green Central Library is changing its opening hours from Monday 31 March 2014:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am-7pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday: 12noon-4pm (access to Ground and First floors only)

There are also changes to the Teenage Library opening hours - find out more about the new Teenage Library opening hours.

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Contact us

Wood Green Library

  • Adult Library: Tel: 020 8489 2700
  • Library Enquiries: Tel: 020 8489 2780 or 2781
  • Children’s Library: Tel: 020 8489 2776
  • 1319 Teen Library: Tel: 020 8489 2752
  • Telephone renewals: Tel: 0845 071 4343
  • Email: library.service@haringey.gov.uk

It is free to join Haringey libraries. Visit the How to Join page.

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Library Catalogue (includes digital library)

You can connect to the Library Catalogue to search, request and renew loans or download from our Digital Library

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What's On at Wood Green Central Library

RFID Return Machine

For information about events and activities for adults and children visit our What's On in Wood Green Central Library page.

Exciting News - Refurbishment of the library

Wood Green Library is undergoing a refurbishment programme from mid February until April 2014, to include:

  • repainting
  • deep cleaning
  • laying of new flooring

This is the start of a wider programme of improvements and developments to the library that will continue over the coming months. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause to our users and visitors.

Further details will follow in due course.

For more about the refurbishment - see the following news story:

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Councillor's Surgeries

The following councillors hold regular surgeries at the library (click the links for details):

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Inside the Library

Wood Green is Haringey's Central Library and is officially one of the top 10 busiest libraries in England, with more than 65,000 visitors every month. We are also the Wood Green Learning Centre for adult learning.

  • Level access and automatic doors to aid wheelchair users and those with pushchairs.
  • 62 computers with free internet access (including an accessible PC for visually impaired users)
  • Toilet facilities

Services and facilities include:

  • A large collection of books, newspapers, Blue-Ray discs, DVDs, CDs including material in different languages.
  • Self-Issue and Return machines
  • Quiet study area for 80 users
  • Dedicated areas for teenagers in the 1319 Teenage Library (with a Connexions centre)
  • The Business Lounge for small enterprises.
  • Carers Hub
  • Room Hire and Gallery to showcase works by local artists

genesis by gitl braun (photograph)

Genesis
by artist Gitl Braun
This thousand fold magnification of an art restorer’s palette is permanently on display, seen from the Ground Floor.

For futher information on Gilt Braun, see the external links section towards the bottom of this page.

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How to get there and Location

Nearest Tube Wood Green
Buses 29, 67, 121, 123, 141, 144, 184, 221, 230, 232, 243, 329, W3, W4

Wood Green Central Library Location Map

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