Opening Hours


Tuesday              10am to 6pm

Wednesday         10am to 6pm

Thursday             10am to 7pm

Friday                  10am to 7pm

Saturday              12 noon to 4pm

Sunday                12 noon to 4pm


Tuesday               10 to 5 pm

Friday                   10 to 5pm

Saturday:              12 to 4pm

Children can borrow books and DVDs during Main Library Hours.

RHYME TIME  - watch the website for updates. 

Bank Holidays : LIBRARY CLOSED

06 June 2022

The Taming of the Shrew 2nd July (Hampstead Summer Festival)

2nd July 2022: The Hampstead Summer Festival is delighted to offer 2 performances of The Taming of The Shrew" by DRAMA IMPACT.

These  will held in the Garden of Keats House next to the Library at 1pm and 5pm and will be our third production with Drama Impact.

Tickets are booked directly with  Drama Impact ( click me) - or you can click these direct links.

For the 1pm Performance - click HERE

For the 5pm Performance - click HERE

This is a fully costumed play with each performance lasting up to 3 hours including interval.

  • Refreshments will be available.
  • You can bring your own food and picnic on the grass. 
  • There will be plenty of chairs available on request.
  • The show will go on regardless of weather provided it is safe for the actors!


A classic Elizabethan love story, a brilliant, exciting tale of passion, power, and wit!


Padua, Italy c1590. Baptista Minola has two daughters, katharina the elder and fair Bianca. Bianca has many suitors yet Baptista will not agree her marriage until Katharina ’The Curst’ first be wed.

Enter Petruchio looking for a wealthy wife. Can he subdue Katharina’s legendary temper and win her dowry?

With a full cast of ten costumed in Elizabethan style with live music and dance, this fantastic show is suitable for all the family.