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Wood Green Central Library

Entrance to Wood Green Library

187-197A High Road
Wood Green
N22 6XD

Opening hours

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

Wood Green Library

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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 was refurbished in the Spring of this year 2014:

  • cleaned
  • repainted
  • new flooring

This is the start of a wider programme of improvements and developments to the library that will continue over the coming months and further details will follow in due course.

For more about the refurbishment read 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)

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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