Swiss Cottage Library

The largest Camden public library with a gallery, cafe and extensive subject collections of books, periodicals, an IT suite and a wide range of activities, the hub of the Camden library network.

Venue Type:

Library, Sacred space, Gallery

Opening hours

Monday -Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday, Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am-4pm

Admission charges

If charges apply they are clearly stated. Booking, if required, is by Event Brite or locally advertised on our Camden activity site Love Camden

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Riot and politics

Riot and Politics - Cityread 2016 legacy event

  • 7 June 2016 6:30-7:45pm

Shakespeare wrote Coriolanus after food riots in 1608. Gillian Slovo wrote Ten Days inspired by the 2011 riots. Featuring two theatre directors who have worked on Shakespeare’s play, this event explores themes of order and disorder, policing and the pursuit of power. This event celebrates Shakespeare 400 and Cityread 2016

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • Any age




Swiss Cottage Library
88, Avenue Road
Greater London




020 7974 4001

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