Highgate Library  

 
 
ADDRESS
1 Sheperd's Hill, N6 5QJ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon - Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: Closed
 

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  • Visitor Information

Highgate Library is a large Tudor building located in the borough of Haringey. Membership is free and inside the library, amenities include 4 computers with free internet access, a free wifi hotspot, facilities for printing and photocopying, rooms for hire, a disabled toilet and suitable access for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Not to be confused with the Chester Road library of the same name, North London's Highgate Library features a vast catalogue of books, CDs and DVDs. The library is also host to a number of weekly and montly events, such as a family drop-in centre, Kumon maths and English tuition and a poetry reading group.

 

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Highgate Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Archway Tube Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Crouch Hill Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2018

Find out the best London 2018 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2018 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Alternative Museums nearest Highgate Library

Nearest to Highgate Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Freud Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 2.5 miles from Highgate Library
Sigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being treated ... More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.9 miles from Highgate Library
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
New End Square, NW3 | 37 minutes from Highgate Library
Housed on the first floor of Burgh House, Hampstead Museum charts the history of the north London borough from prehistoric times to today. Redesigned in 2006, ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Highgate Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Highgate Library
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Highgate Cemetery
London > Attractions > Sights
Swains Lane, N6 | 13 minutes from Highgate Library
Wild woodland Victorian cemetery. Perched at the top of the winding and woody Swain’s Lane, close to Highgate village with its soaring views over the city, Highgate ... More
 
 
 
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London International Gallery of Children's Art
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 13 minutes from Highgate Library
This fascinating gallery displays exhibitions of children's art from every corner of the world, including artwork by local youngsters. Moving from their original home, a small ... More
 
 
 
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Kenwood House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, NW3 | 21 minutes from Highgate Library
A rich collection of famous paintings are housed within the walls of this neo-Classical villa perched by a lake on top of Hampstead Heath. Works by ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Highgate Library

Near Highgate Library
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Perhaps Perhaps Quizas
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 19th and 20th January 2018 at 8pm & 21st January 2018 at 5pm
Highgate Library, 269a Archway Road, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Library
Gabriela Munoz's heart-wrenching yet hilarious clown piece playing with the idea of loneliness, hope, jealousy, and the longing for true romance. In an era where nothing ...More
 
 
 
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Tesseract
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th and 27th January 2018 at 8pm & 28th January 2018 at 3pm and 8pm
Highgate Library, 269a Archway Road, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Library
Nacho Flores's physical piece combining circus, architecture, puppetry, video and live music as he tests his climbing skills on stacks of teetering wooden cubes....More
 
 
 
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A Brave Face
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st and 2nd February 2018 at 8pm & 3rd February 2018 at 3pm and 8pm
Highgate Library, 269a Archway Road, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Library
Vamos Theatre explores Post-Traumatic Stress in the military, based on years of research with ex and serving soldiers, families and health professionals. Performed in a wordless, ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Highgate Library

Near Highgate Library
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Jacksons Lane Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
269a Archway Road, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Library
Housed in a Grade II listed gothic church conversion, this multi-arts, theatre and dance venue in Highgate has a regularly changing programme of live performances including ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Upstairs At The Gatehouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 10 minutes from Highgate Library
This popular pub theatre in Highgate has, over the years, served as a music hall, cinema, Masonic lodge and a jazz and folk music club. Now ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
52 High Road, East Finchley, N2 | 20 minutes from Highgate Library
The Phoenix Cinema started life in 1910 as the East Finchley Picturedome, and has been screening films ever since. Expect to find a mix of new ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Highgate Library

The best shops and markets near Highgate Library
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Highgate
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Woodman, 414 Archway Road, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Library
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walter Purkis & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Muswell Hill Broadway, Muswell Hill, N10 | 15 minutes from Highgate Library
This Muswell Hill branch of the Purkis fishmongers was set up in 1987 and continues a family tradition of trading that goes back for two centuries. ... More
 
 
 
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W Martyn
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
135 Muswell Hill Broadway, N10 | 17 minutes from Highgate Library
Affectionately referred to as the "Fortnum & Mason of Muswell Hill" this family-run fine food business dates back over 100 years to 1887. The stunning ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Highgate Library

What are the best dining options near Highgate Library London?
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The Woodman
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
414 Archway Road, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Library
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 North Hill, N6 | 6 minutes from Highgate Library
Out of Highgate Village and down the hill from London's highest point, the Bull sits on the western side of North Hill next to white modernist ... More
 
 
 
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Pavilion Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Highgate Wood, Muswell Hill Road, N10 | 7 minutes from Highgate Library
Beautiful cafe hidden in the heart of Highgate Woods, serving tasty Mediterranean food in an idyllic setting. Climbing roses, friendly staff and the cricket pitch next ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Highgate Library

Near Highgate Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 2.3 miles from Highgate Library
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.8 miles from Highgate Library
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 25 minutes from Highgate Library
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Highgate Library

Highgate Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Muswell Hill Road, N10 | 7 minutes from Highgate Library
Much of London was once entirely covered by the ancient Forest of Middlesex. The oak, holly, and hornbeam trees of Highgate Woods and Queen's Wood (a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waterlow Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 13 minutes from Highgate Library
One of our favourites, this beautiful park occupies a dramatic sloping site overlooking the city and was given to Londoners by Sir Sidney Waterlow as a ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Heath
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW3 | 23 minutes from Highgate Library
The wildest of London's parks, Hampstead Heath has fields to run in, long grass to roll in, woods to hide in and, most famously, ponds to ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Highgate Library

The best pubs near London Highgate Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 North Hill, N6 | 6 minutes from Highgate Library
Out of Highgate Village and down the hill from London's highest point, the Bull sits on the western side of North Hill next to white modernist ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Flask Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Highgate West Hill, N6 | 12 minutes from Highgate Library
Stooping ceilings, creaking floors, solid wooden panelling, beams and small interconnecting rooms combine to make The Flask Tavern, a traditional 18th century English pub, among the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Stakes
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1 Muswell Hill, N10 | 15 minutes from Highgate Library
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Highgate Library

Highgate Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 2.3 miles from Highgate Library
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2.5 miles from Highgate Library
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Boogaloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
312 Archway Road, N6 | 3 minutes from Highgate Library
The Boogaloo has succeeded in breaking the all pervasive contemporary pub blueprint, fashioning a popular alternative with a great atmosphere - and not an inch of ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Highgate Library

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Highgate Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2.5 miles from Highgate Library
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3 miles from Highgate Library
... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3.2 miles from Highgate Library
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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