Chelsea Library (Public library)

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Alternative Name Chelsea Library
Description Local authority library with specialist art and costume collections.
Address Chelsea Old Town Hall King's Road
Telephone 020 7361 3010
020 7361 3610 (24 Hour Renewals)
Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.
Email [email protected]
Hours Monday: 9.30am - 8pm (Children's 6.30pm)
Tuesday: 9.30am - 8pm ( Children's 6.30pm)
Wednesday: 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 8pm (Children's 6.30pm)
Friday: 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday: 9.30am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
Services See notes field.
Transport Tube: Sloane Square (Circle and District lines) or South Kensington (Circle, District and Piccadilly lines)
Buses: 11, 19, 22, 49, 211, 319
Products Range of postcards, old maps, local studies publications & booksale items
Fees For audio visual items, reservations and overdue items
Clientele Membership is open to all
Special Access Facilities There is an external lift from the street to the library. There is an internal lift to the first floor.
Notes The library stocks a full range of adult and childrens fiction, non-fiction materials, books, and DVDs.

Reference library, with range of business directories, telephone books and encyclopedias, as well as newspapers and magazines.

Internet and photocopy facilities are available. Wireless internet access is also available throughout the library and there are a limited number of places to plug in laptop computers.

There is also a gallery for hire.

There is a regular reading group - see separate entry for details.

Children's Storytime is on Friday at 11am - 11.20am
Baby Rhyme Time is on Thursday at 11am - 11.20am
Chatterbooks Reading Group for children aged 8 to 12(see separate entry)
Story and craft session first Monday of the month: 4pm - 5pm.

Costume collection.

Monthly careers advice sessions - contact library for details.

Several IT help sessions - ask staff for more details

Visit the libraries website.
Last Updated 27 April 2023