London Borough of Croydon


Opening hours

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


  • books, audio books and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • enquiry service
  • WiFi internet access
  • free access to PCs including the internet
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers
  • community information 
  • reading groups - see below
  • 20 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.

Download information about our latest events below.

Children's events

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

  • Bookstart Rhymetime: every Friday 11am -11:30am
  • Wiggle and Jiggle: every Thursday 10:30am -11am (term-time only)
  • Storytime: every Saturday 11am -11:30am except school summer holidays

Further library events can be found in our events calendar. You can also see events for children and adults that are taking place in the community.

Reading Groups

  • Adult Reading Group: meets once a month on a Monday 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Crime Fiction Reading Group: meets every 4 Saturday 2:30pm - 3:30pm

IT Support Sessions

The library runs free IT Sessions every Tuesday from 11am - 12noon and 1pm - 2noon. For further information and to book a session please contact the library.

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


Norbury Library

0203 700 1011
Address Line:

Beatrice Avenue


SW16 4UW