A selection of non-fiction books are now available on the ground floor of Paddington Library.
Please note that the lower ground floor is still closed. 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. The adult library and children's library are in two separate buildings.
Children's library address:
Facilities and services
- computers - book a PC
- free wifi
- Hublet - borrow a Samsung tablet to use in the library with your Westminster library card
- photocopying, printing and scanning
- reading groups
- study area
- wide range of books, talking books, newspapers and magazines and DVDs
- Zoom Text and Text-to-Speech Synthesiser equipment
Scan and send service
Need to scan and send important documents? We can help with our competitively priced scan and send service. It costs £2 plus 20p per page. Speak to library staff for more information.
The adult library has level wheelchair access and a lift for people with impaired mobility (suitable for wheelchair users). The ground floor is level and is where the fiction collection, music recordings and DVDs are found. The adult reference library, study area and the non-fiction items are in the basement with access via a 19-step staircase with handrails. Registered assistance dogs are welcome.
We have events for adults, and activities for children and young people.
Directions to Paddington Library
Nearest railway station: Paddington Station
Nearest tube station: Royal Oak (Circle and Hammersmith & City lines) Bayswater (Circle and District lines), Queensway (Central line), Paddington (Bakerloo, Circle and District, Hammersmith & City lines)
Buses: 18, 27,36
Plan your journey by using the TfL journey planner.