Where is the nearest library to my home? There are 13 libraries in Ealing and 1 specialist library, so there should be a library close to your home or place of work. There is also a mobile library service, which makes 43 regular stops around the borough. What are the libraries' opening hours? Can I use other libraries with my Ealing ticket? I am not able to get out easily or carry heavy books, how can I use the library service? What if I can't get to the library to renew my books? What if an item isn't in my local library? What places of interest are there to visit in Ealing? Which services are provided for free? Does my library have disabled access? What about books which are not in your stock? What happens to old library stock? What happens if I lose a book or other item I've borrowed? How many items can I take out for how long? How do I find the book I want? How do I find the book I want? Can I donate my unwanted books to the library? Can we borrow a set of scores for our choir or orchestra? Do you lend books, music and videos in languages other than English? My items are overdue - will I have to pay fines? I need a back copy of a newspaper. Can you help? How do I join the library? How old do you have to be to join the library? How do I get a PIN? Do you lend music, videos and DVDs? Are there events for adults in libraries? Can I join a reading group? Can I get on the internet in a library? How do I find out what clubs meet in the area? Can I get details about my family history? Do you have rooms for hire? Do I need to book an appointment? I cannot get to the library – can you do my research for me? My ancestors came from Ealing – can you help me? How old is my house? Who lived in my house before I did? What did my area look like in the past? Why was my street given its name? Do you have current information about groups and events in the borough? Do you have up-to-date maps? Was my street bombed in World War Two? Are/were there any famous people in Ealing? Do you keep school registers/admission books? My ancestor was an inmate of the Central District ('Cuckoo') School/Middlesex ('Hanwell') County Asylum – where are the records? My ancestor was at the North Hyde St. Mary's Catholic Boys' School – where are the records? Do you have any information about children who were brought up in children's homes in the borough? Do you have any information about the inmates of workhouses? My ancestor worked for the council/was a councillor. What information do you have about him/her? Who do I contact for further local history enquiries?