Libraries in the Headington area

Bury Knowle House

Headington Library, Bury Knowle Park:
(official Oxfordshire County Council website, with opening times)

History of the Library
(including information on 2011 closure threat)

Oxfordshire County Council Library Service

Catalogue of Oxfordshire County Council Libraries
(and renew your books: necessary to get a pin number from the library first)
Free access to online Who’s Who, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography,
Oxford English Dictionary, etc. via your Oxfordshire library card number

History of Bury Knowle House

Oxford Brookes Library is open to external readers

Health Care Libraries: open to medics

Old Marston Library

The internet can be viewed free of charge in all Oxfordshire public libraries.
It is usually advisable to book a session: telephone Headington Library at 01865 762867

“If a person could not walk from Headington or Cowley to the
Central Library to get a book, he did not deserve one”
(reported remark of committee member, early 1930s, on the proposal to open branch libraries in Oxford)

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