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Shoreditch Library

Christmas and New Year opening times

View the opening times for our libraries over the Christmas and New Year period.

What the library offers

In addition to adult fiction and non-fiction books the library offers:

  • large print books and talking books
  • children's library service including books, talking books, under 5s zone, storytime sessions
  • foreign language books and audio-visual materials
  • parents' and carers' collection
  • DVDs, videos and music CDs
  • language courses
  • reference books, newspapers and magazines
  • free computer access and computer coaching
  • free WiFi
  • photocopiers and scanner
  • reading and study area.

What's on?

See what's on in Hackney's libraries to see other events and activities at the library.


  • wheelchair access
  • lift
  • disabled parking
  • adapted toilet
  • guide/assistance dogs allowed
  • magnifiers for visually impaired people
  • hearing loop
  • large print books
  • talking books
  • computers with magnifying software. 

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Page updated: 5 Dec 2014 

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Contact details

Shoreditch Library
80 Hoxton Street
N1 6LP
Opening Times
Mon to Thurs 10am - 8pm, Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 5pm. Closed Sunday.
Tel:020 8356 3000 (020 8356 2539 Renewals)
Fax:020 8356 4353