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Northwood Hills Library

A community library in the north of the borough.

Northwood Hills Library


Contact details, opening hours and map »

Events at Northwood libraries »


  • Free use of computers  Northwood Hills PCs
    for Internet, email, MS Office, scanning, CD-Writer facilities and much more...
    Free WiFi throughout and brand new Apple Mac computers 
  • Free IT Taster Sessions​ 
    to help you learn how to use a computer 
  • Assisted facilities available in all libraries 
    including Fully Accessible PCs - Supernova (screen reader & magnifier) software, large screen, easy-to-use keyboard, roller-ball mouse
  • Online Library 
    Try our Online Reference Library (includes Britannica, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford English Dictionary, Newspaper and Journal databases, Times Digital Archives and much more)
  • A quick reference section
  • Photocopying facilities 
  • Newspapers / magazines
  • Public toilet facilities including a suite specific for people with Northwood Hills IMACS disabilities and baby-changing facilities
  • Starbucks coffee
  • Hearing aid batteries

Books, talking books, DVDs and promotions:

  • Fiction books
    arranged in collections of Romance, Crime, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Westerns and General Novels
  • Non-fiction books
    arranged in subject categories
  • Large print and talking books
  • DVDs & videos
  • Themed book promotions

Local studies, archives and museum service collection (main collection based at Central Library, Uxbridge)

Children's library:

  • Storybooks and Information books suitable for ages 0-13
  • Stories on CD and cassette
  • Teenage collections
  • Children's DVDs
  • Storytimes

Accessibility & assisted facilities  


There is ramped access suitable for wheelchairs.


Automatic entrance doors.


Registered assistance dogs are welcome.


There is an accessible toilet facility accessible by lift.


A small car park with 1 marked bay for disabled users.   



The library is on two levels inside but there is a lift for access to the lower level:

Ground floor: Fiction, popular non-fiction, Catalogue PC, Fully Accessible PC, Study tables, Children's library
Lower level: 8 PCs including scanner, non-fiction, plus toilets.    

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