London Borough of Croydon

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All libraries are now closed until further notice.

While libraries are closed, all books currently on loan will be automatically extended to 1 September 2020 to avoid generating fines for late return. Library cards will not expire during the period of closure.

You can still access books, magazines and films online. Read more about library services during lockdown.

Services

  • books, CDs and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • wordwise collection for children with dyslexia
  • enquiry service
  • WiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access
  • black and white and colour photocopier
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • reading groups (see below)
  • 4 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)

​Accessibility

C​heck full accessibility details at DisabledGo

Waste bags

Food waste bags

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

Green waste bags

Green waste bags cost £1 each. You can buy these from all Croydon Libraries.

Events calendar

Contacts

Shirley Library

Telephone: 
020 7884 5170
Address Line:

Wickham Road / Hartland Way

Shirley

Croydon

CR0 8BH