London Borough of Croydon


Opening hours

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


  • books, audio books and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • enquiry service
  • local history material
  • WiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access and computer classes
  • disabled access
  • black and white photocopier
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers
  • community information
  • homework help club - see below
  • 5 study spaces (Access to 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.

Download information about our latest events below.

Children's events

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

  • Rhymetime: Fridays 10am-10:30am (babies - five years)

Homework club

Our specially trained helpers offer young people aged 9-16 ICT support with homework assignments. Students benefit from space to study, access to a wide selection of books, computer and photocopying facilities, free printing for up to 5 pages per child, help on safety online and supervised internet access.  The club is free and young people can drop in .

Opening hours | Term Time Only

  • School term time: Monday and Friday 3:30pm - 5:30 pm, Saturday 2pm - 5pm
  • Summer and Christmas holidays: closed

Tamil English Reading Group

This group will meet every Monday morning from 10am to 11a.m.  Everyone welcome to come and improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills.

Tuesday Computer Class

Every Tuesday from 10am to 12noon. Advance booking required

Saturday Computer Class

Every Saturday from 1pm to 2pm. Advance booking required

Asian Interest Groups

Asian Adult & Parent. Tuesdays 10am - 12noon

Health And Wellbeing for Asian Women by Tamil Women's group 10am - 11:30am

Local Police Surgery

On specific Saturdays once a month, 3pm - 4pm. Please contact the library for details.

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


Broad Green Library

020 3700 1005
Address Line:

89 Canterbury Road