About us

The Curve is Slough’s iconic library and cultural centre, right in the heart of the town. The Curve houses a library, gallery, Slough Museum, performance venue, community learning spaces, computer suites, exhibition space and the Register Office including a purpose built wedding room. Free wifi, two large lifts, toilet facilities on every floor including disabled toilets and baby change, The Curve is fully accessible for everyone, the building has Slough first Adult Changing Place.

Find a changing places toilet at The Curve
Changing Places toilets are different to standard accessible toilets (or "disabled toilets") as they have extra features: a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench, a tracking hoist system, and adequate space in the changing area for the  disabled person and up to two carers. For more information and pictures, visit the council's website.


Expression of Interest - The Curve Café

Slough Borough Council is looking for an innovative provider to run the Café at one of its landmark prestige sites - The Curve.
This is an exciting opportunity for either a coffee/catering franchise to operate from. The Curve is located in the heart of slough’s town centre and is home to a state of the art Performance Venue, Registration Service, Library and much more.

For more information about the building and what goes on, please check out the rest of this website.

If you are interested in operating the Café and want to find out more, Please contact Jamila Ibrahim, Facilities Contracts & Project Manager on 01753 875970 (Mon – Friday 9am – 5pm or alternatively email
(More information on tenders and quotation opportunities)

Snowflake iconChristmas and New Year Opening hours

 Please note The Curve will be open as normal except

Mon 24 December 2018 Early closure 8am-4pm (8-9am self service only on ground floor)

Tue 25 December 2018 Closed

Wed 26 December 2018 Closed

Mon 31 December 2018 Early closure 8am-4.45pm (8-9am self service only on ground floor)

Tue 1 January 2019 Closed

(Full Libraries Christmas and New Year Opening Times)


Find out about Regular Events for adults and children each week at The Curve rel= Find out about Town Centre Events from Nov 2018 onwardsFind out events happening in all Slough's libraries and The Curve October to December 2018

Day Self Service
Opening Hours    
Full Service
Opening Hours    
Register Office
Opening Hours
Monday        8am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-4.30pm
Tuesday        8am-7pm 9am-7pm 9am-4.30pm
Wednesday     8am-7pm 9am-7pm 9am-4.30pm
Thursday    8am-7pm 9am-7pm 9am-4.30pm
Friday          8am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-4.30pm
Saturday      9am-5pm 10am-5pm Register Office Closed*
Sunday        Library closed Library closed Register Office Closed*


*Except weddings by appointment ONLY (more information on weddings and the Register Office)

Please note public access during the first hour of opening is to the ground floor only. This includes self service borrowing and returning books, and access to public computers and printing.