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Opening times

Changes to holiday opening hours

All libraries and the archive centre will be closed on:

  • Sunday 24 December 2023
  • Christmas Day, Monday 25 December 2023
  • Boxing Day, Tuesday 26 December 2023
  • Sunday 31 December 2023
  • New Year's Day, 1 January 2024

Westminster Chinese Library is based at Charing Cross Library and holds one of the largest collections of Chinese materials in UK public libraries.

Venue notes

Facilities include:



4-6 Charing Cross Road
United Kingdom


There is no wheelchair access in this library but there are 3 steps and a handrail at the entrance. Most of the music collection and non-fiction books are situated on the first floor and accessed via a staircase (17 steps) with handrails. Registered assistance dogs are welcome.

Read more about access to all libraries.


We have events for adults, and activities for children and young people.

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Directions to Westminster Chinese Library 

By train

Nearest railway station: Charing Cross Station

By underground

Nearest tube station: Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines)

By bus

Buses: 6, 12, 14, 24, 29, 38, 94, 176

Plan your journey by using the TfL journey planner.