London Borough of Croydon

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Opening hours

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


  • books and CDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • enquiry service
  • WiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • homework club - see below
  • social groups
  • 8 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; contact the library for details)


​Check accessibility details at DisabledGo.


View the events calendar.

Download information about our latest events below.

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

Children's events

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

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

  • Rhymetime: join us every Wednesday morning from 11am to 11.30am for songs, nursery rhymes and stories for babies, toddles and their carers
  • Storytime: join us every Thursday for stories from 11am to 11:30am

Homework club

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 .

Operating hours | term time only

  • every Tuesday and Thursday 3:30pm to 5:30pm
  • every Saturday 2pm to 5pm

Knit and Stitch

Come and join our Knit and Stitch group for knitting and sewing every Monday from 2pm to 4pm.

IT taster sessions.

Mondays from 10am to 11am and 11am to midday.

Waste bags

Food waste bags

Food waste bags cost £5.99 for 100. You can now buy these from all Croydon libraries.

Events calendar


New Addington Library

020 7884 5205
Address Line:

New Addington Centre

61 Central Parade

New Addington