Whether you want to find the best library for a particular subject, or simply the nearest one to your home or office, this page should help you find what you're looking for.
If you know the name of the library you want, please click on the links on the left to get contact details, opening hours, news, events and more. Or download our opening hours leaflet to see all the libraries listed together.
See the boxes below for details of our lending, reference and specialist library services. If you find it difficult to get to a library because you are elderly, have a disability or long-term illness, or are caring for someone, the Home Library Service will come to you.
|How to find your nearest library|
|On a map: When the map search page opens, either enter your postcode in the search box, or click on the link beneath it to see a library map covering the whole of Westminster.|
|By text: If you're out and about, text LIBRARY to 80097 to get the address & opening details of your nearest Westminster Library [Terms and conditions].|
We offer users nearly a million books, plus CDs, DVDs, language courses and talking books, as well as newspapers, magazines, local information and access to computers.
Our two renowned reference libraries can help you find the answer to your questions. Each has their own specialist subjects as well as offering a wide range of resources to help with general enquiries.
We can help you if you are a Westminster resident and find it too difficult to get to a library because of age, disability, long-term illness, or if you are caring for someone who cannot be left alone.
We have special collections on art & design, business, Chinese, education, the EU, health, law, music, performing arts, Sherlock Holmes and UK official publications.
The Chinese Library has over 50,000 Chinese adult and children's books, CDs, DVDs, Community Information and a national subscription service of Chinese books.
The largest public music library in the south of the UK, with thousands of books, music scores and performance parts, vocal and orchestral sets and sheet music.
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