North Kensington Library

North Kensington Library
108 Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington
Greater London
W11 1PZ




020 7361 3010

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Libraries to inspire! There’s always a lot going on in Kensington and Chelsea Libraries. With a wide range of resources for adults and children including regular activities, events programmes, and free internet access - you’re sure to find something of interest. Our service offers free access to the internet on over 100 computers located throughout the borough, provides IT skills sessions and has access to a wide range of on-line services for adults and homework help for children. Add to this our research and information resources, our specialist collections, the vast selection of stock available (including Books, Talking Books, CDs, DVDs and e-books), and our dedicated services such as those for housebound residents) - you’ll soon realise that Libraries have a lot to offer! It’s free to join the library - simply visit your nearest library and fill in one of the forms (make sure you provide one form of identification) and you’re ready to borrow!

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Opening hours

Monday: 9:30am - 8pm (Children's 7pm)
Tuesday: 9:30am - 8pm (Children's 7pm)
Wednesday: 9:30am - 5pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 8pm (Children's 7pm)
Friday: 9:30am - 5pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm

Admission charges


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Creative Writing Workshop with Tamara Pollock

  • 30 April 2014 2-4:30pm

Participants will have the opportunity of putting these techniques into practice by submitting their own short pieces, which will provide the focus of our second workshop at the end of the month. Places are strictly limited for this workshop, so please book your free place early at North Kensington Library. Please note this is a two-part workshop and participants are required to attend both sessions.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children


Comic Workshop Poster

Cityread 2014 Comics Workshop

  • 25 April 2014 2:30-4pm

Put yourself in the shoes of a Londoner, and decide how you would react to propaganda posters of the time.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • Especially for children


Places are strictly limited for this workshop, so please book your free place early at North Kensington Library.



North Kensington Library - Chatterbooks

  • 26 April 2014 11am-12pm

North Kensington Library's Chatterbooks reading groups will be doing some activities based on Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo in their April 2014 meetings.

If you would like to know more about Chatterbooks or think that your child would enjoy taking part, then please speak to a member of library staff at your local library or ring Librariesline on 020 7361 3010.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • Especially for children