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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  30% 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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  34% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  30% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Located in the leafy district of Holland Park and only five minutes' walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Notting Hill, the Hilton London Kensington is ... More
 
 
 
 
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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
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum of ... More
 
 
 
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Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 21 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 25 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
 
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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
It may be in the middle of a traffic island but Shepherd's Bush Playground, in the south west corner of Shepherd's Bush Green, is a great ... More
 
 
 
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Television Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Wood Lane, White City, W12 | 5 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Sold to property developers in 2012 Television Centre in White City, home to the BBC for fifty years, is being redeveloped into a cinema, a boutique ... More
 
 
 
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Nassim
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th to 29th Jul 2017
Shepherds Bush Library, 7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Omar Elerian directs an audacious theatrical experiment about the power of language to unite people in uncertain times from Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour. The production follows ...More
 
 
 
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Feist
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 27th, 28th and 29th July 2017 - 7pm
Shepherds Bush Library, Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 4 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Canadian singer-songwriter performing indie-pop....More
 
 
 
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Pergola on the Roof
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 3rd May to 1st October 2017
Shepherds Bush Library, Wood Lane, White City, W12 | 5 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
After its glorious summer last year (the most Instagrammed pop up of summer 2016? - we think so) Pergola on the Roof is back. This time ...More
 
 
 
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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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Bush Theatre
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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Laugh
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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Alessi
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Westfield Shopping Centre, W12 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Over the years Alessi has attracted a host of talented designers including Norman Foster, Aldo Rossi and Marc Newson, to keep their functional, eye-pleasing range of ... More
 
 
 
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Wahaca
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
It doesn't get much hotter than Mexican market food and Thomasina Miers (praised for her bold cooking style when she won MasterChef 2005) is hot stuff ... More
 
 
 
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The Loft, Westfield Shopping Centre, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
Of all the many burger chains in London, Byron is the least gimmicky and could well be the best. Byron claims to source its beef from ... More
 
 
 
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Busaba Eathai - Westfield
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
1027 Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, Westfield Shopping centre, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
Thai Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 5 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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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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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 20 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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K Spa at K West Hotel
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 9 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Book in for some freeze-thaw action at the K Spa at K West Hotel, an oasis of calm in a stylishly modernised former BBC office block ... More
 
 
 
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Avondale Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Walmer Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 10 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Created in 1892, Avondale Park was named after the then recently deceased Duke of Clarence and Avondale. Today the Notting Hill park includes an extensive playground, ... More
 
 
 
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Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic
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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Defector's Weld
London > Nightlife > Pubs
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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The Bull
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Unit 1033, Westfield, W12 | 4 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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The Sindercombe Social
London > Nightlife > Pubs
2 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 5 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
Taking over the site of O'Neills on a prominent corner spot overlooking Shepherds Bush Green, The Sindercombe Social is a pub decked out like a US ... More
 
 
 
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Albertine Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Wood Lane, W12 | 1 minute from Shepherds Bush Library
Even though this wine bar is practically on the traffic hub of Shepherds Bush green and in the shadow of the mega Westfield Shopping Centre it ... More
 
 
 
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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
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 20 minutes from Shepherds Bush Library
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Opera Holland Park: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
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Lewis Carroll's famous story has been adapted by Will Todd into a family opera with a libretto by Maggie Gottlieb....More

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Concerts | Until 29th July 2017 

Holland Park Theatre 20 minutes walk from Shepherds Bush Library

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Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
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Leighton House Museum 21 minutes walk from Shepherds Bush Library

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