||Main lending, reference and local studies library for the borough.
Lending department: (adult, young adult and children) includes books, spoken word tapes and CDs, language courses, DVDs, music - CDs and scores. There are extensive biography and folklore collections (some are reference items).
Reference department includes all UK telephone directories, Open university collection, business information point, genealogy collection,and a wide selection of periodicals.
Monthly careers adviser - contact library for details
Local Studies department includes Kensington and Chelsea material and all council information, past and present.
Computers offering internet, scanner and word-processing facilities are available throughout the library. There are designated laptop use areas.
Children's Library offers a full range of resources, including Storytime (suitable for children up to 6 years old) Baby Rhyme Time (suitable for children up to 2 years old).
A lecture theatre and meeting room and associated facilities are available for hire. A grand piano, theatrical lighting and projector screens are available too.
Please visit the Meeting room and lecture theatre for hire in Kensington Central Library page for more details.
Visit the libraries website.