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York Gardens Library

Facilities and services

Our facilities

Printing

Black and white and colour printing is available for a small fee. Print in A4 or A3 from our computers or your own laptop.

Room hire

At York Gardens Library we have meeting spaces, and other rooms for hire for both personal and professional use.

Study space

Whether you're studying or working, find desks, quiet areas and dedicated study spaces at York Gardens Library. 

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the library. You can log in on your phone, tablet or laptop. 

Charging points

We have plenty of charging points and sockets so you can charge your laptop, phone or tablet at your library.

Quiet area

In our quiet areas, please switch off your mobile or turn it to silent and speak quietly, being mindful of other visitors

Bicycle Parking

Bike stands are available outside the library entrance.

Workspaces at York Gardens Library

Whether you need a desk or a whole meeting room, we have plenty of workspaces at York Gardens Library. 

We have desks and quiet study spaces that are free for everyone to use. They're available on a first come, first served basis.

If you need more room, we also have a meeting space for hire for up to 20 people and a hall for up to 200. Meeting space hire is available for a fee during the evenings or on days when the library is closed to the public. Minimum hire time is two hours, four hours for the hall, and we'll provide tables and chairs.

Need to hire a room? Click the link below to find out more.

Book a room

New to York Gardens Library

Find more books and resources in our library catalogue Go to catalogue

Learning and research

From historical archives to reference tools, discover learning and research resources at York Gardens Library.

Newspaper records

Discover digital newspaper archives from major publications including The Times and the Financial Times.

Ancestry tools

Dive into the past and trace your family tree using free ancestry tools such as Find My Past and Who’s Who and Who Was Who. 

Oxford reference resources

Access a range of reference tools online including Oxford Dictionaries and Oxford Bibliographies.

Britannica online

As a library member, you can access the adult, junior or student edition of Britannica Online for free. 

Community support

Start up Wandsworth

Whether you’re just starting out or have already set up your business, we run free workshops across Wandsworth Libraries to help support business owners.

The Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau run sessions covering topics like tax, housing and healthcare. They also run Money Matters sessions for help with banking and debt issues.

Support groups

From community IT sessions to dementia cafés, there are various support groups across Wandsworth Libraries.

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Home library service

 If you can't make it to your local library, you can still take out books using our Home Library service.