Shepherds Bush Library  

 
 
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Shepherds Bush LibraryIn the shadow of the Westfield Shopping Centre, the £2 million Shepherds Bush Library easily competes with the sharp architectural lines and bright lights of the modern shopping mall. Stuffy, dusty and old are not words that spring to mind when you see this state of the art library. One of the most exciting and innovative libraries in the country, it has been fitted out with the latest high tech gadgets with self-service terminals, an XBox 360, more than 1000 new DVDs, 600 CDs as well as 25 computers for public use. The library also has over 10,000 brand new fiction and non-fiction books and a children's area with free internet access, homework collection and under-5s session every Tuesday morning (get your ticket from the library). The building was officially opened by Jeremy Paxman on Monday 14th September 2009.

 

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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
17 minutes walk
 
Kings Mall Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  31% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 3 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
A short walk from Olympia Exhibition Centre, the Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is a four star hotel within a Grade II-listed landmark building which opened as the ... More
 
 
 
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Richmond Way, W14 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
London > Attractions > Museums
111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 17 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 21 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 25 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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KidZania London
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
A 20 million pound city in miniature, located next to the Marks & Spencer in west London's Westfield shopping mall, KidZania gives children aged four to ... More
 
 
 
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Shepherd's Bush Green Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 4 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Television Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Wood Lane, White City, W12 | 5 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Shepherds Bush Library, Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
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Shepherds Bush Library, 7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Palace
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Shepherds Bush Library, Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 4 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Vue Westfield
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
London's biggest shopping centre now has a cinema megaplex to match its size and gradeur in the shape of Vue Westfield, which opened in February 2010. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 6 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
A cosy DJ bar that comes alive on Tuesday nights, with the cream of the comedy circuit. Toilet humour has never been so good as in ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Deli
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
200 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Opened in April 2015 as a 6 month pop up by Hummingbird Cafe owners, Hummingbird Deli offers healthy deli food to go for Shepherds Bush locals ... More
 
 
 
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Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 2 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
At a whopping 150,000 square metres the imposing Shepherd's Bush Westfield Shopping Centre has the dubious honour of being London's largest shopping mall. Opened on 30th ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Westfield Shopping Centre, W12 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Wahaca
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The Loft, Westfield Shopping Centre, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
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London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
1027 Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, Westfield Shopping centre, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 5 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 18 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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Cobbold Road, W12 | 20 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Avondale Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Walmer Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 10 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
30 Brackenbury Road, W6 | 12 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Well respected natural health clinic where colonic irrigation is offered along with alternative treatments like cranio-sacral therapy, psychotherapy and homeopathy.... More
 
 
 
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170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Unit 1033, Westfield, W12 | 4 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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2 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 5 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Albertine Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Wood Lane, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
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The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Bluejay is a very unusual find on this part of the Uxbridge Road, a classy jazz club with a sleek interior, lounge atmosphere and a smart ... More
 
 
 
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Ginglik
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 6 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
This unique club under Shepherd's Bush Green in a former public toilet has escaped a threatened closure early in 2009. Thanks to the untiring efforts of ... More
 
 
 
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 7 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 18 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 20 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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