Hornsey Library

  • Entrance of Hornsey LibraryHaringey Park, London N8 9JA (see map)
  • Haringey Libraries Tel: 020 8489 4560
  • Telephone renewals Tel: 020 8489 4560 (option 1) or 0845 071 4343 (see call charges page)
  • Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am-7pm, Wednesday: 10am-7pm, Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm

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Hornsey Library Development Plan

Hornsey library will enjoy a bright new library space and more modern facilities as part of an improvement project that will see more than £1milllion invested in the building. For more information visit the Hornsey Library Development Project page and see our press release.

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Inside the Library

  • Public Network PCs
  • Free WiFi
  • Printing facilities: Black & White, Colour
  • Photocopiers and Fax
  • Study space
  • Rooms for hire
  • Reserve Stock Library

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About Hornsey Library

Hornsey Library is a Grade II listed building and offers a variety of services and facilities. There are regular book readings by local, international and bestselling authors. Exhibitions of work by emerging artists can be seen in the Original Gallery. Permanent artwork includes the engraved Hornsey Window by Fred Mitchell, and a bronze sculpture by Huxley-Jones.

The Original Gallery and the Promenade Gallery The Original Gallery

The Original Gallery is Haringey Council’s premier commercial art gallery with exhibitions from established and emerging artists.

The Promenade Gallery offers an additional, highly visible commercial wall space, greeting visitors immediately at the first floor level.

Community and Youth Music Library (CYM)

The CYM is one of the UK's most important sources of sets of musical scores.

Available for use by schools and amateur music groups, the stock covers standard orchestral and choral classical repertoire and a wide selection of concert-band music. To access the catalogues just visit the CYM Library website (external link).

A national treasure, the CYM is one of largest collections of music sets in the country. Owned by a charitable company, it was started over 100 years ago and is now located semi-permanently at Hornsey Library.

  • The CYM is free to Haringey library users
  • Open Tuesdays and Fridays, 11am to 6pm
  • Visitors by prior arrangement
  • Tel: 020 3602 5214
  • Email: cymlibrary@gmail.com

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Representatives' Surgeries

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

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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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How to get there and location

Nearest Tube Finsbury Park Station
Nearest Train Crouch Hill Station
Buses 41, 91, W3, W5, W7

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Address: 
Hornsey Library
Haringey Park
Hornsey
N8 9JA
Standard opening hours: 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am-7pm, Wednesday: 10am-7pm, Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm

Page Last Updated:

12 November 2018

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