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Digital learning in libraries

Our free drop-in sessions help adults and children improve their digital skills
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.

We cannot currently offer face-to-face help at Laurence House due to COVID-19

We have opened a temporary telephone line to help you access online services.

Improve your digital skills at free drop-in sessions in Lewisham libraries. All our branches have free wifi, bookable PCs, dedicated computer areas, low cost printing, scanning and photocopying. Some of our drop in services are currently suspended, please call or visit your local branch for current information.

Drop-in sessions for adults

Crofton Park Library

Come along for a digital inclusion class and learn the basics of using computers and other digital devices.

Wednesdays, 12.302.30pm.

Grove Park Library

Come along and get help filling out your online forms. Please call the library on 020 8851 3136 to book an hour session.

Thursdays 11am–12 noon and 1–3pm.

Lewisham Library

Bring your own device and get help with all your digital problems. We can help you learn how to use your devices, set up an email address and send pictures.

Tuesdays, 1012 noon.

New Cross Library

Basic IT skills training which can lead to a recognised qualification.

Wednesdays, 11am12.30pm.

Torridon Road Library

Digital support run by Online Gateway.

Appointment only. Appointments are available at 9,30am, 11am and 12 noon on Mondays and Thursdays.

To book, call 020 8378 5358.

Laurence House, Catford Road

At the Catford digital hub trained Council staff can help you:

  • with uploading documents to our website
  • reporting problems including flytipping and graffiti
  • booking services, such as garden waste and mattress collections
  • applying for and renewing disabled people's Freedom Pass, Blue Badges and free school meals.

Tuesdays, 2–4pm. Wednesdays 10am–1pm. Thursdays, 2–4pm.

Code club for children

At code club children can learn to code, create animations, and build and design their own website. 

Lewisham Library

Mondays and Tuesdays, 5.30–6.30pm

Suitable for 7–12-year-olds.

Crofton Park Library

Saturdays, 10–11am. Term time only.

Suitable for 9–13-year-olds.

To enrol email croftoncodeclub@gmail.com.

Downham Library

Wednesdays, 4.30–5.30pm.

Suitable for 7–12-year-olds.

New Cross Library

Thursdays, 5.30–6.30pm.

Suitable for 7–12-year-olds.


Catford Library

Catford Library, Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, London, SE6 4RU