London Borough of Croydon

Libraries consultation

We want to hear your views on the proposed changes to our library service. Read more and find out how to get involved. Consultation will close on 7 March 2021.

Select and Collect is suspended until further notice due to the high infection rate in the local area. While Croydon Libraries are closed all books will be automatically renewed. Our digital library remains open 24/7 providing online access to thousands of books, magazines and newspapers.

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