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Summer Fun 2016! There is an extensive programme of activities running in Haringey for children and young people during the summer holidays.

Wood Green Central Library

  • 187-197A High Road, Wood Green, London N22 6XDWood Green Library
  • Library Tel: 020 8489 4560
  • Telephone renewals Tel: 0845 071 4343 (see call charges page)
  • Open: Monday to Friday: 9am-7pm, Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm (access to Ground and First floors only)
  • Make a general enquiry

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

Changes to Marcus Garvey and Wood Green libraries

The council’s Cabinet has given approval for plans to refurbish and make extra services available at Wood Green and Marcus Garvey Libraries.

As well as enjoying the already popular full range of library services and activities, visitors to Wood Green and Marcus Garvey Libraries will also be able to carry out customer service tasks. Find out more on our changes to Marcus Garvey and Wood Green libraries page.

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.

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 - 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
187-197a High Road
Wood Green
N22 6XD
Standard opening hours: 
Monday to Friday: 9am-7pm, Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm (access to Ground and First floors only)

Page Last Updated:

5 April 2016

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