Chelsea Library

Chelsea Library

Library closures

For information about library closures and services at this time, please visit the Coronavirus service disruptions and updates page.

  • all library events and activities have been suspended
  • we will be waiving all overdue library charges during this time

Our libraries do offer many free online resources, including eBooks and eMagazines - please see the Online resources and digital library page.

For enquiries please call us on tel: 020 7361 3010 and to contact our Local Studies department, please email: centrallocalenquiries@rbkc.gov.uk.


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 (Children's 6:30pm)
  • Tuesday: 9:30am to 8pm (Children's 6:30pm)
  • Wednesday: 9:30am to 5pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am to 8pm (Children's 6:30pm)
  • Friday: 9:30am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am to 5pm
  • Sunday: 1pm to 5pm

Information about holiday opening times


Events for adults

There are regular events for adults that happen every week or month in our libraries. We also hold a variety of special events for adults throughout the year.

Events for children and young people

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


Facilites and services


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