Hammersmith Temporary Library

Hammersmith Temporary Library

Hammersmith Library on Shepherds Bush Road is closed for refurbishment. Work started in October 2013 and is due for completion by Summer 2014. If you want to find out more, please read the press release » Hammersmith Library refurbishment underway

Temporary library at 181 King Street

» Opening times and contact details for the new temporary library

Services available at Hammersmith Temporary Library

  • Popular fiction including crime and science fiction
  • Popular non-fiction including health, business, biographies, travel and computer books
  • DVDs
  • Children’s board books and picture books
  • Children’s story books/information books and teenage fiction
  • Selection of spoken word and large print
  • Popular newspapers/magazines and quick choice reference books
  • Homework club  
  • Reading groups
  • Under-5s sessions
  • Photocopying, and printing facilities are available (colour and black & white)

Hammersmith computer suite

A suite of nine computers with internet access, selected Microsoft Office and other applications.

Children’s PCs provide free internet access for Hammersmith & Fulham schoolchildren. PCs with selected Microsoft Office and other applications and games, suitable for homework, educational and recreational use.

Opening hours:

Hammersmith Temporary Library opens from Monday 7 October 2013

Sunday 11am - 5pm
Monday 10am - 8pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm

Closure dates for 2014
18 Apr 2014 Good Friday
20 Apr 2014 Easter Sunday
21 Apr 2014 Easter Monday
05 May 2014 Early May Bank Holiday
26 May 2014 Spring Bank Holiday
25 Aug 2014 Summer Bank Holiday
25 Dec 2014 Christmas Day
26 Dec 2014 Boxing Day

Library: Enquiries, renewals and computer bookings 020 8753 3820
Address: 181 King Street
W6 9JT

Near Ravenscourt Park underground station, next to Hammersmith Town Hall.

Accessibility: Fully accessible public toilet with baby changing facilities. 

Page last updated: 31/03/2014