Libraries in West London
|| There are 395 public
libraries in London and the resources of a public library
are not just available to everyone in the local community
- they are open to all.
Libraries contain a wealth of information on every subject,
and there’s also Internet access available, microfilm
facilities and refreshments on hand in many libraries.
Many libraries in West London also operate homework clubs.
A homework club is open to 8-12 year olds, where they
can not only receive curriculum materials but also have
access to study and revision support from well-trained
Joining the library is simple if you live, work or study
full time in the borough where the library is located.
To join you have to supply the staff with two forms of
identification, one of which should be a formal document
showing your address. If you are unsure about what documents
to bring, just ask a member staff.
If you live outside the borough of your selected library
but work or study full time, then you will also need to
get your employer or college to endorse your application
form. If you live outside of a particular borough, but
are a member of your local London library you may be allowed
to use selected facilities by producing a current borrower’s
card and the identification described above.
Any child who is aged under 12 years may join the library
with proof of their parent or guardian’s address.
To find your nearest library in West London visit the official London