It's free to become a member and once you join, you will have access to the following:
We offer over 1 million books and other resources, games, language courses and talking books. You can also find newspapers, magazines and local information.
There are several specialist libraries that are available to all library members, including the Westminster Music Library, the Westminster Chinese Library and the Westminster Archives and Local Studies Centre.
Westminster Reference Library contains specialist subjects collections and they also have extensive resources to help with general enquiries.
We have special collections on subjects such as art and design, business, Chinese, education, health, law, music, performing arts and Sherlock Holmes.
We also offer extensive services online in our 24/7 library such as book renewals, ebooks and online reference resources.
The Home library service also provides services for those who are unable to get to a library.
Your library card will also give you access to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham Council libraries. This means that you can make use of a full range of facilities at any of the 21 libraries across the 3 boroughs.
Make use of free WiFi at our libraries:
Click on 'WCC-LIBGUEST', and then "Connect" and accept the Westminster Council terms and conditions.
Stock selection for our libraries is managed by our contracted library supplier, Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd, based on clearly defined selection criteria. How to add a title to the Askews and Holts web based catalogue
Once the item has been added to the Askews and Holts catalogue, their selectors will assess to see if it meets our selection criteria and order accordingly. We do not purchase items for stock in response to direct solicitations from authors or publishers and will not engage in discussion about any solicitations received.