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.

Shepherds Bush library

Located at Westfield London, the £2 million library is one of the most exciting and innovative libraries in the country and has something for everyone. Visit the library in your lunch hour or the next time you are shopping at Westfield London! It’s the place to study, surf, relax and have fun in Shepherds Bush.

Shepherds Bush library features:

  • dedicated spaces for study, quiet reading and children’s activities
  • meeting and exhibition spaces
  • quick reference and local information
  • events for all ages
  • a dedicated PC linked into council services

Services available:

  • books & information
  • bestsellers collection
  • spoken word collection
  • Indic language books
  • Arabic collection
  • DVDs
  • PCs with internet access and selected Microsoft Office applications plus other software
  • unlimited wifi internet access (adult customers only)
  • self-service kiosks for PC bookings, printing and item loans
  • photocopying and printing (colour and black & white)
  • card payments accepted at the Lending Customer Service Desk (Maestro, Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron, JCB, Contactless, Apple Pay and G Pay)
  • Amazon locker (Kronus)
  • newspapers and magazines
  • free internet access
  • under-5s sessions
  • cards, postcards and local history books for sale
  • public toilets and baby-changing facilities
  • food bin to collect donated tinned and dried goods for redistribution through the Hammersmith & Fulham foodbank.
  • small electrical recycling bin
  • small batteries recycling tubes
  • small light bulb recycling box

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

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday - 10am-7pm
  • Friday and Saturday -10am-5pm
  • Sunday - 11am to 5pm

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

020 8753 3842

6 Wood Lane
W12 7BF

Accessibility: Disabled access