Stroud Green and Harringay Library is closed due to emergency works. The closest library is Hornsey Library, Haringey Park, N8 9JA.

Alexandra Park Library will be closed for major refurbishments until August 2022.

Library news and activities

What's On in Libraries

You can search our events and activities using the event search on the activities and events page or download our What's On in Libraries - May 2022 (PDF, 5MB).

Make sure to follow us on social media to receive details of forthcoming events and news about books and authors.

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Reading Well

Logo of Reading Well campaign

Reading Well helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading.

The books are chosen by health experts and people living with the conditions covered. People can be recommended a title by a health professional, or they can visit their local library and take a book out for free.

Many of the Reading Well titles are available to borrow as ebooks (external link) and e-audiobooks (external link). Find out how to join the library and access books digitally.

Reading Well Booklist External Link

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Reading Ahead

We are delighted to partner with the Reading Agency and bring #ReadingAhead to Haringey Libraries.

Reading Ahead is a reading challenge for young people and adults delivered by libraries and learning settings that asks participants to choose 6 reads. These can be books, magazines, recipes, letters - anything!

Challenge yourself to read and review 6 books that give you pleasure.

Start Your Reading Journey Today!

Reading Ahead External Link

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Speaking Stones

A librarian, called Andrew Bence, whom users of Stroud Green and Harringay Library and our other libraries may know (and perhaps even like!) channels the character of proud Victorian do-gooder Councillor Henry Burt.

Andrew recounts the story of how, over more than a century, our much-loved Stroud Green and Harringay Library has steadfastly served its community.

Speaking Stones is an online project consisting of a series of videos celebrating cultural buildings, objects and street art in ‘Harringay and Beyond’. Take a look at a video on the history of Stroud Green Library by Speaking Stones:

Note for iPhone users and Youtube. There is a known bug with iOS and Youtube, Two buttons are read before the player but provide no functionality. We advise that you skip these to access the content.

During Hornsey Library's recent refurbishment, Reclining Figure in Bronze by Thomas Bayliss Huxley-Jones could only be distantly glimpsed through a gap in the fence, waiting for the day when she returned to glory in the newly developed building.

But all the while she was waiting, she carried on dreaming...

Note for iPhone users and Youtube. There is a known bug with iOS and Youtube, Two buttons are read before the player but provide no functionality. We advise that you skip these to access the content.

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See also

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Page last updated:

June 15, 2022