Kensington Central Library

Information about Kensington Central Library including full address, contact details, opening hours and venue hire.

Kensington Central Library

12 Phillimore Walk, London, W8 7RX

  • Tel: 020 7361 3010

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Facilities and services at Kensington Central Library

Kensington Central Library opening hours

  • Mondays: 9.30am to 8pm
  • Tuesdays: 9.30am to 8pm
  • Wednesdays: 9.30am to 5pm 
  • Thursdays: 9.30am to 8pm
  • Fridays: 9.30am to 5pm
  • Saturdays: 9.30am 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.


Facilities and services


Looking for a venue to hire?

Central Library Lecture Theatre