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Paddington Library

Staff book recommendations

The evening and the morning book cover
The Blinding book cover

The Binding

By Bridget Collins
The nickel boys

The Nickel Boys

By Colson Whitehead


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Child and mother reading


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Information and enquiries

General enquiries and information on how to contact us.

Library opening hours

Paddington Library has 5 study spaces available. Each space can only be used for a maximum of 2 hours per day and cannot be booked in advance. Please speak to library staff for more information. 

Day Adult library Children's library
Monday 9.30am to 8pm 10.30am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am to 8pm 10.30am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 10am to 8pm 10.30am to 5.30pm
Thursday 9.30am to 8pm 10.30am to 5.30pm
Friday 9.30am to 8pm 10.30am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.30am to 5pm 10.30am to 5pm
Sunday 11am to 5pm Closed

This is a large and busy community and children's library with a business information point. The adult library and children's library are in two separate buildings.

Children's library address:

 Westbourne Park Baptist Church, Westbourne Park Villas, W2 5EA