Chelsea Library

Chelsea Library
Chelsea Old Town Hall. King's Road
Greater London




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 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

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.
Girl drawing

Craft Sessions

  • 26 April 2014 3-4pm

These craft sessions will be based on Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • Especially for children


No need to book a place – just come along.


Comic Workshop Poster

Cityread 2014 Comics Workshop

  • 19 April 2014 10:30am-12pm *on now

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 Chelsea Library.