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Libraries

Lewisham’s libraries provide quality resources so our communities can be well informed, healthy and inspired. Visit our libraries for books, Wi-Fi and PC use. Explore our eLibrary for eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and reference services.
Libraries services

Limited services are available at Hub and Community Libraries due to COVID-19 restrictions. Find out more about changes to our library service.

We are keeping COVID-secure measures in place across our buildings to protect our staff, residents and visitors

Please continue to wear a face covering if you can and maintain social distance in our buildings. This includes our libraries, leisure centres and learning centres.

You can read the Government's current COVID-19 guidlines on its website.

Library branches

See the contact details and locations for libraries across the borough.

Library events and resources

Engage with our online and in person content for all ages.

Fully funded business start-up support for entrepreneurs

Start-ups in London Libraries (SiLL) is a fully funded programme designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs gain the skills, information and know-how to build a viable business.

Using the library

Find out about the services we offer and browse our fees and charges.

eLibrary

Try out our online services for eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and more.

Home library service

We offer a home library delivery service to residents who are disabled, ill, older or a carer.

The complete business reference adviser

The complete business reference adviser (COBRA) is a free and extensive resource that’s perfect for anyone starting a business or running a small business.

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