Brompton Library

 
 
ADDRESS
Brompton Library, South Kensington, 210 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 0BS 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon - Tue: 9.30am-8pm; Tue: 9.30am-8pm; Wed: 9.30am-5pm; Thu: 9.30am-8pm; Fri - Sat: 9.30am-5pm
 

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Signing up to the Brompton Library is easy and more importantly, free. All books are free to borrow whilst there is a small charge for audiobooks, DVDs and language
courses. There is also a children's library, a wide selection for young adults and academic texts for all of your referencing needs. The library provides full colour photocopying facilities and a number of events are run regularly.

 

Opening and closing times for Brompton Library

Today (Saturday) Brompton Library closes at 17.00

Monday:

9.30
-
20.00
 
 

Tuesday:

9.30
-
20.00
 
 

Wednesday:

9.30
-
17.00
 
 

Thursday:

9.30
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20.00
 
 

Friday:

9.30
-
17.00
 
 

Saturday:

9.30
-
17.00
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Brompton Library Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London Throughout 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Henley House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  25% off
30 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Henley House is a charming boutique hotel overlooking a beautiful garden square. Wake up to a complimentary buffet continental breakfast in the bright conservatory dotted with ... More
 
 
 
Hotel Indigo London Kensington - Earls Court
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  29% off
34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Hotel Indigo London Kensington is a boutique hotel located within London's esteemed Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Situated only 150 metres from Earl's Court tube ... More
 
 
 
London Town Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £42  27% off
15 Penywern Road, SW5 | 4 minutes from Brompton Library
Dating back to 1877 and just a few steps from Earls Court tube station, the London Town Hotel (no relation) offers easy access to the West ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Brompton Library
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of which ... More
 
 
 
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 10 minutes from Brompton Library
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Football Club Stadium Tours
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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Crystal Whites
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 19th April 2014 - 8pm-11pm
The Troubadour, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
The four-piece group who hail from Middlesex performs a mixture of alternative and indie-rock. With support from Carthade....More
 
 
 
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Therese Raquin
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th March to 19th April 2014
Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
Zola's classic French novel, a grim tale of physical lust, crime and guilt set in the seedy world of 19th century Paris, is adapted into a ...More
 
 
 
Now On
The Most Perfect Thing In The Universe: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th April 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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Zafash
London > Shopping > Chemists
233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from Brompton Library
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
 
 
 
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Only Roses
London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from Brompton Library
If you've walked passed this fragrant rose specialist shop you'll most likely have stepped gingerly, trying not to crush the delicate petals scattered on the street ... More
 
 
 
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Luigi's Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
349 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
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Mr Wing
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
242 - 244 Old Brompton Road, Old Brompton Road, , South Kensington, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
Chinese cuisine. Booking advised, essential on weekends. Occasional live entertainment.... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
237 Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
 
 
 
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As Greek as it Gets
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
233 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Brompton Library
Greek fast food restaurant takes the kebab upmarket (slightly). Takeaways and delivery available.... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 21 minutes from Brompton Library
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Brompton Library
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
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Kayaking London
London > Leisure >
Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 16 minutes from Brompton Library
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 5 minutes from Brompton Library
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The King's Arms
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190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, SW10 | 8 minutes from Brompton Library
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Brompton Library
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 3 minutes from Brompton Library
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, SW5 | 6 minutes from Brompton Library
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Brompton Library
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 12 minutes from Brompton Library
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Brompton Library
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Brompton Library
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Crystal Whites
Concerts | On 19th April 2014 

The Troubadour 3 minutes walk from Brompton Library

The four-piece group who hail from Middlesex performs a mixture of alternative and indie-rock. With support from Carthade....More

Therese Raquin
Therese Raquin
Theatre | Until 19th April 2014 

Finborough Theatre 5 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Zola's classic French novel, a grim tale of physical lust, crime and guilt set in the seedy world of 19th ...More

 
Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 19th April 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Look back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: ...More

 
The Most Perfect Thing In The Universe: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 20th April 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

With Douglas Russell....More

Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 14th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 13 minutes walk from Brompton Library

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ...More

 
Climate Changing Stories
Exhibitions | Until 27th June 2014 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Installations, films and historical objects highlighting man's ability to adapt to a constantly changing planet by producing innovative designs and ...More

3D: Printing The Future
Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2014 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

An introduction to current technology and processes behind 3D printing, and an exploration into its impact on society. The exhibition ...More

Shackleton's Man Goes South
Exhibitions | Until 25th April 2014 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

A small, free exhibition on the second floor of the Science Museum, the year-long Shackleton's Man Goes South is named ...More

Collider
Collider
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2014 

Science Museum 14 minutes walk from Brompton Library

Visitors can immerse themselves in the greatest intellectual adventure on the planet in this Science Museum exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
 
 
 
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