London Borough of Croydon

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Opening hours

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


  • books, CDs and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • enquiry service
  • WiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access
  • colour photocopier
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • reading groups, including a group for parents and carers, see below


​Check accessibility details at DisabledGo.


View the full 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 during school term times:

  • Bookstart Rhymetime: Wednesdays 10am to 10:30am (babies and toddlers)
  • Wiggle and Jiggle: Wednesdays 11am to 11:30am (babies and toddlers)
  • Storytime: Fridays 3:30pm to 4pm (2.5 years onwards)

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 group

  • adult reading group meets on the third Tuesday of month from 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Knitting group

  • Knit and Natter every first and third Friday of the month from 2pm to 4pm; ring your knitting, crochet, embroidery or other craft projects and work with like minded people; refreshments provided

Waste bags

Food waste bags

Food waste bags are priced at £5.99 for 100. You can buy these from all Croydon libraries.

Green waste bags

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

Events calendar