Explore the Biography Store Collection at Kensington Central Library

Explore our unique collection of 90,000 biographies spanning over 200 years. Have a look at some of our most interesting and unusual books, and learn how to explore biography through our digital resources including the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Who’s Who and Who Was Who and the Times and Punch digital archives.

To book a free place, please visit Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Eventbrite page by Clicking ORGANISER WEBSITE below this – thanks!

Our libraries provide a range of free resources and services which you can access in our buildings or from home. As well as our literary offer, we provide reading support, skill building sessions, and are a great place to get support and engage with the library community.

Located on 12 Phillimore Walk, just off High street Kensington. District and Circle tubelines. Buses 9,10, 28, 328, 49
Kensington Central Library
12 Phillimore Walk, London W8 7RX
Please Note; Wheelchair by lift access with staff assistance


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