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Library events and resources

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Regular activities

Lewisham Library

Under 5's Rhymes and Stories 

Songs, rhymes, actions and stories for children aged 5 and under. Tuesdays 11.15–11.45am. Free.

Craft club 

Fun book related arts and crafts for children aged 5+. Saturdays 2 - 3pm. Free.

Downham Library

Under 5's Rhymes and Stories

Songs, rhymes, actions and stories for children aged 5 and under. Thursday 10.30–11am. Free.

Learn my way: IT support 

Join our supported sessions for older people who want to learn how to get online and become more confident using computers. Call 020 8314 9705 to book. Free.

The Library at Deptford Lounge

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Songs and rhymes for under-2s. Wednesdays, 2.15–2.45pm. Free.

Under 5's Rhymes and Stories

Songs, rhymes, actions and stories for children aged 5 and under. Saturdays, 10.30–11am. Free.

Craft club 

Fun book related arts and crafts for children aged 5+. Saturdays 11pm-12 midday. Free.

Events and regular activities in our community libraries (follow the links to view)

Blackheath Village Community Library

Crofton Park Community Library

Forest Hill Community Library

Grove Park Community Library

Manor House Community Library

New Cross Community Library

Sydenham Community Library

The Archibald Corbett Corbett Community Library

Reading groups

Blackheath Village Community Library reading group (held at Manor House Library)

First Thursday of each month from 6–7pm.

Contact Richard Hart at richard4celia@gmail.com or Simon Higgs at contact@mhlibrary.co.uk or call 020 8463 0420.

Manor House Library, 34 Old Road, London, SE13 5SY. 

Manor House Community Library reading groups

Second Saturday of each month from 11am–12 noon, and Last Thursday of each month from 2-3pm.

Contact the library at contact@mhlibrary.co.uk or call 020 8463 0420.

Manor House Library, 34 Old Road, London, SE13 5SY. 

Sydenham Library reading group

First Tuesday of each month from 5–6pm.

Contact the library at contact@sydenhamlibrary.co.uk or call 020 8778 1753.

Sydenham Library, Sydenham Road, London, SE26 5SE

Corbett Community Library reading group

Third Saturday of each month from 11am–1pm.

Contact the library at info@corbettcommunity.org.uk or call 020 8378 5358.

Torridon Road, London, SE6 1RQ.

Website: Corbett Community

Crofton Park Community Library reading group

Last Thursday of each month from 6–7pm.

Contact croftonparklibrary@ecocom.org.uk or call 020 8694 9373.

Crofton Park Library, Brockley Road, Crofton Park, London, SE4 2AG.

Website: Crofton Park library

Online content for all

We have a wealth of content for adults and children including author interviews, poetry readings, local history, business resources and children’s story times available through the social media links below. Our yearly programme covers Black History Lewisham 365, LGBT+ History Month, Women’s History Month, the Summer Reading Challenge and much more.

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

YouTube

Library Words podcast

Stories, poetry, histories and memories are all shared in our podcast. Find us wherever you get your podcasts or follow the Spotify link below.

Library Words podcast.

Events

Follow our Eventbrite page to be informed of our upcoming online and in person events for adults and children.