Chelsea Library

Planned building works

Notting Hill Gate library is currently closed due to planned building works. During this time there will be no access to the library, and K+C Co-works has been relocated to Brompton Library.

Nearby libraries Kensington Central, North Kensington and Paddington libraries are open as normal:

  • Kensington Central Library, 12 Phillimore Walk, W8 7RX
  • North Kensington Library, 108 Ladbroke Grove, W11 1PZ
  • Paddington Library, Porchester Road, W2 5DU

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Last updated: 23 April 2024

We are pleased to welcome everyone back to Chelsea's Children's Library as we are now OPEN! You can access ALL the children's books and the teens books in our Young People Zone along with computer access.


Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, King's Road, SW3 5EZ
Telephone: 020 7361 3010

Read about disabled access.

Regular opening hours

Monday: 9.30am to 8pm
Tuesday: 9.30am to 8pm
Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
Thursday: 9.30am to 8pm
Friday: 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday: 9.30am to 5pm
Sunday: 1pm to 5pm

Information about holiday opening times

Events for adults

We have regular events for adults that happen every week or month and a variety of special events for adults throughout the year, in our libraries and online

Events for children and young people

And for the younger ones - we have regular activities for children and young people and special events too.

Facilities and services

Workspace to rent

There are co-working spaces available to rent, see K+C coworks for more information.

Last updated: 13 May 2024