Barbican Library

 
 
ADDRESS
Barbican Centre, City, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
 
 
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Opening and closing times for Barbican Library

Today (Sunday) Barbican Library is closed.

Monday:

9.30
-
17.30
 
 

Tuesday:

9.30
-
19.30
 
 

Wednesday:

9.30
-
17.30
 
 

Thursday:

9.30
-
19.30
 
 

Friday:

9.30
-
14.00
 
 

Saturday:

9.30
-
16.00
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Barbican Library Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Barbican Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
0 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 33 Legion
 
0 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 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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Hotels near Barbican Library

Near Barbican Library
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  26% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Barbican Library
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  26% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 9 minutes from Barbican Library
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  38% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 9 minutes from Barbican Library
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Libraries nearest Barbican Library

Nearest to Barbican Library
Barbican Centre Children's Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bride Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from Barbican Library
This specialist library off Fleet Street houses 50,000 books and 3,500 periodicals, catalogues and directories on printing. From techniques to type faces, graphic design to typography, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
5 Pancras Square, Bloomsbury, London N1C | 35 minutes from Barbican Library
In July 2014 St Pancras Library closed in its former location, Argyle Street, and relocated to shiny new premises at 5 Pancras Square, a new-build 14-storey ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Barbican Library

Near Barbican Library
Ends Today
Hidden Barbican Tour
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Sunday 1st March 2015 at 2pm and 4pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
A chance to explore backstage and parts of the theatre that are usually concealed....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Guildhall School: Reflective Conservatoire Conference
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: 27th February, 28th February and 1st March 2015 - 9am-7pm
Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, 1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Barbican Library
Featuring performers, professionals, teachers and researchers from all over the world....More
 
 
 
Ends Today
He Wasn't An Easy Gentleman To Describe, Photographs By Kasia Wozniak
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th February, 28th February and 1st March 2015 - 10am-6pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Library
The artist showcases fashion images captured on an adapted field camera dating from the late 19th century, inspired by the adventures of the fictional detective, Sherlock ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Barbican Library

Near Barbican Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Barbican Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Barbican Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
Huge, multifaceted arts and entertainment centre. Described by the Queen as “one of the wonders of the modern world”, this multifaceted performance and arts venue forms one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | Same location as Barbican Library
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Barbican Library

The best shops and markets near Barbican Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Library
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Barbican Library
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Barbican Library
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Barbican Library

What are the best dining options near Barbican Library London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wood Street Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
53 Fore Street, EC2Y8AX | 2 minutes from Barbican Library
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
56 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Library
The brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group, responsible for award-winning London venues including The Gun, The Botanist, The Cadogan Arms and The White ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Barbican Library

Near Barbican Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Barbican Library
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Barbican Library
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Barbican Library
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Barbican Library

Barbican Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Barbican Library
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Barbican Library
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Barbican Library
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Barbican Library

The best pubs near London Barbican Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Barbican Library
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Barbican Library
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Barbican Library
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Barbican Library

Barbican Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Barbican Library
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Barbican Library
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Barbican Library
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Barbican Library

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Barbican Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Barbican Library
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Barbican Library
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Barbican Library
... More
 
 
 
 
 

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London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 1st March 2015 

Barbican Centre

Conductor Donald Runnicles joins the orchestra and the London Symphony Chorus with director Simon Halsey for renditions of Debussy's La ...More

LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Concerts | On 1st March 2015 

Barbican Centre

A performance of works by Debussy, by soprano Claire Lees, mezzo-soprano Jessica Dandy, baritone Dominic Sedgwick and pianist Dylan Perez....More

Hidden Barbican Tour
Tours | Until 1st March 2015 

Barbican Centre

A chance to explore backstage and parts of the theatre that are usually concealed....More

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Library

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Library

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
Turnage Tribute
Concerts | On 1st March 2015 

LSO St Luke's 7 minutes walk from Barbican Library

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WetYourSelf!
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st March 2015 

Fabric 7 minutes walk from Barbican Library

Dan Farserelli, Rhys Samson, Peter Pixzel, Jacob Husley and Cormac supply house and techno....More

The First World War and the Bank of England
The First World War and the Bank of England
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Barbican Library

The First World War and the Bank of England, taking place at the Bank of England Museum, looks at the ...More

 
Peter Holder
Concerts | Until 29th March 2015 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Barbican Library

The organist performs one of Bach's Preludes And Fugues and organ works by Brahms....More

Dom Pipkin And The Ikos
Concerts | Until 4th April 2015 

The Nightjar Bar 10 minutes walk from Barbican Library

The singer and pianist leads his outfit in playing lively New Orleans-style jazz, rhythm'n'blues and funk....More

 
 
 
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