South Library
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Islington Libraries: South Library

Public library services

Books for adults and children, audio books, large print books.

Online resources: eBooks and eAudio, eMagazines and eNewspapers

Free public Wi-Fi. Dedicated lap-top points. 8 free to use public computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office. Study tables and study area.

Photocopier. Printing from public computers. Scanning to USB.

Free one-to-one basic ICT training and support by appointment with staff - phone or call in to the library to book.

Regular activities for children, families and adults.

Community Warm Space Offer

Access to study/seating areas and a range of reading materials. PCs for public use and free Wi-Fi.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Library Manager
020 7527 7860 020 7527 7860
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Name of venue
South Library
115-117 Essex Road
N1 2SL

Time / date details

Opening times/date
Monday 9.30am-8pm; Tuesday closed; Wednesday 9.30am-8pm; Thursday closed; Friday 9.30am-5pm; Saturday 9.30am-5pm; Sunday closed
Time of day
Session Information
Baby Bounce - Fridays 11am
Under 5s - Mondays 11am
Under 5s Storytime - Saturdays 11am
Children's Lego Club - first Saturday of every month 2.30-4pm
Adult Reading Group - second Monday of every month 6-7.30pm

Other Details

Age Ranges
All ages
Who is this service for?
Can I refer myself?
Referral not required

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