Libraries update

Askew Road Library will be closed from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 January 2022 for improvement works to the staff area. The library will reopen as normal on Monday 31 January 2022 at 10am. Shepherds Bush, Hammersmith and Fulham libraries will be open as normal during this period. We're sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Hammersmith library

Services available:

  • 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
  • fully accessible public toilet with baby changing facilities
  • photocopying, and printing facilities are available (colour and black & white)
  • card payments accepted card payments accepted at the Lending Customer Service Desk (Maestro, Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron, JCB, Contactless, Apple Pay and G Pay)
  • food bin to collect donated tinned and dried goods for redistribution through the Hammersmith & Fulham foodbank
  • Amazon locker (Nutmeg)
  • Photo-Me booth
  • small electrical recycling bin
  • small battery recycling bin
  • small light bulb recycling box
  • laptop recycling bin
  • unlimited WiFi internet access
  • internet access and selected Microsoft Office applications
  • archives and local studies.

See our library events page for more information about what’s happening in our libraries.

Normal opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday - 10am to 7pm
  • Friday and Saturday - 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday - closed

Please see the library service update page for information about changes to our library service.

All our libraries are closed on bank holidays.

Contact details

Enquiries, renewals and computer bookings 020 8753 3820

Shepherds Bush Road
W6 7AT

Near Hammersmith underground station, opposite the police station.

Accessibility: Fully accessible public toilet with baby changing facilities.