London Borough of Croydon

Coronavirus (COVID-19): New Select and Collect Service

From 20 July you will be able to place your book reservations online, by email or by phone (leaving a message). We will contact you with a suitable collection date and time from one of the following libraries: Central Library, Seldson Library, Coulsdon Library, Ashburton Library, or Thornton Heath Library.

Further information can be found on our library updates page.


  • books and audiobooks 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 (available on request)
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • reading groups (see below)
  • 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)


C​heck full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website

Display boards

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

Food waste bags

Food waste bags are £5.99 for 100 and can be bought at all Croydon libraries.

Events calendar


Selsdon Library

020 7884 5190
Address Line:

Addington Road