We are a group of local residents who have been working hard to reopen our beloved library under new community management. Despite all the setbacks caused by the pandemic we are now looking forward to welcoming everyone back to enjoy our lovely building and all our books.


Initially we are opening for four sessions a week. Over the coming months we plan to increase our opening hours and to develop the new library as a thriving centre for literature and the arts and a place where people can go for information and advice or when they need a place to study or relax.

We are working on ideas to make the library building work more effectively, and to create a bigger space for community activities and events. To find out more and let us have your views click here.

We’ll be opening on:

  • Wednesday 23rd June from 10.00 till 1.00
  • Thursday 24th June from 2.00 till 5.00, and
  • Saturday 26th June from 11.00 to 3.00

From then on, we’ll be opening every Tuesday from 2.00 to 5.00, every Wednesday from 10.00 till 1.00, every Thursday from 2.00 till 5.00, and every Saturday from 11.00 to 3.00

We’ll be adding more sessions over the next few months as more people join our fantastic team of volunteers. If you can help, either by taking a turn on the Library rota or by helping behind the scenes, we’d love you to join us. Please click here to find out more. The Library belongs to everybody!

We want everyone to feel comfortable and enjoy their visits to Hanwell Community Library and so we have made sure that it is as COVID safe as possible, following all government guidelines.

As we get closer to opening we’ll be putting out regular updates. You can check back here, sign up for our newsletter, follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook:

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Our Plans

Find out more about our plans – let us have your views.


Get Involved

Your library needs you! There are all sorts of ways you can help.