||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.
Weekly Careers advisor - contact library for details
Local Studies department includes 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.