London Borough of Croydon

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Opening hours

  • Monday: 9:30am to 6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 6pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 9am to 7pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday: closed


  • books, CDs and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • enquiry service
  • local history material
  • WiFi internet access
  • free access to PCs including the internet
  • free IT taster sessions (booking required)
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • reading group - see below
  • 4 study spaces (Access to quiet study space in branch libraries is subject to availability and may be affected by events taking place in the library at the time. Please contact the library for details.)


Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website.


View the full events calendar.

Children's events

We run the following free drop-in events for children :

  • Crafternoon: Tuesdays 3:15 - 4:15pm (3-11 year olds)
  • Storytime: Wednesdays 2:15 - 2:45pm (under 5s)
  • Bookstart Rhymetime: Fridays 11am - 11:30am (babies and toddlers)

Download information about our latest events below. You can also see events for children and adults that are taking place in the community.

Reading groups

An afternoon reading group for adults is held on the first Tuesday of the month from 2pm - 3pm discussing a set reading group book.

Coffee Morning

We've started a new coffee morning meeting on the first Saturday of every month from 10am - 11:30am (specific dates subject to change so please enquire for more details).

Feel free to drop in for tea/coffee over a chat with some handicraft, to read the newspapers and take some books out.

IT Taster Sessions

The library offers free IT taster sessions to assist you with browsing the internet, setting up and using an email address, using Word/Powerpoint/Excel etc. These sessions are free but must be booked in advance. There is no set time or day for these sessions so please enquire if you would like more details or to book a session.

Waste bags

Food waste bags

The food waste bags are now priced at £5.99 for 100.

You can now buy these from all Croydon Libraries.

Green waste bags

You can now buy these from all Croydon Libraries. We sell them for £1 each.

Our display boards are available for use free of charge to advertise your club or society.

Events calendar


Bradmore Green Library

020 7884 5220
Address Line:

Bradmore Way