Colindale library

Our services

You can

  • browse and choose your own items to borrow
  • return and renew items at the self-service kiosks
  • collect items you have ordered via our Select and Collect service 
  • use a computer. Login to a computer with your library card and PIN. You no longer need to pre-book

Please check our COVID-19 Update for details of our safety measures and what we request from you.

We are no longer renewing items automatically. You need to renew or return items every 3 weeks.

We are not currently charging fines.


Toilets are open for customer use only.

Printers and photocopiers are available to use. Photocopiers accept cash only. You can pay for printing by cash or card in staffed hours and by cash only in Self-Service Opening. Check our fees

If you need to print, please do so within your 45 minute computer booking, as you will not be able to use the PC after your session.

Opening times

Staffed hours

  • Wednesday from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
  • Saturday from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
  • Sunday from 2pm to 5pm

Self-service opening hours

  • Monday from 7am to 10pm
  • Wednesday from 7am to 10am, 1pm to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm
  • Thursday from 7am to 10pm
  • Saturday from 7am to 10am and 1pm to 2pm
  • Sunday from 10am to 2pm

Telephone: 020 8359 3930


7 Bristol Avenue,

(based at the 
Colindale campus of Barnet and Southgate

Plan your journey

Bus: 204, 303, 186

Tube: Colindale, Northern Line (10 min walk)


All services are on the ground floor.


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