- Monday: 9am to 6pm
- Tuesday: 9am to 6pm
- Wednesday: 9am to 6pm
- Thursday: closed
- Friday: 9:30am to 7pm
- Saturday: 9am to 5pm
- Sunday: closed
- books, audio books and DVDs for reference and loan
- children's library
- teen library for young people aged 11 to 19
- enquiry service
- WiFi internet access
- free use of PCs including internet access
- colour photocopier
- books in community languages
- community information
- reading and writing groups (see below)
- homework club (see below)
- quiet study spaces; access is subject to availability and may be affected by events taking place in the library at the time; contact the library for details
View the events calendar.
We run the following free weekly drop-in events for young children:
- Rhymetime: Tuesdays 11am to 11:30am (toddlers)
- Stay and Play: Learning is fun Tuesday: 10am to 11am (toddlers)
- Craft Time: Mondays 4pm to 5pm (ages 5 to 10, term-time only)
- Rhymetime: Wednesdays 10:30am to 11am
- Storytime: Saturdays 11am to midday
Reading and writing groups
- crime reading group (adults): second Saturday of each month 12:30pm to 1:30pm
- pond life reading group (adults): first Saturday of the month 1pm to 2.30pm
Contact the library for further information.
Other activities for adults
- knit and knatter: fortnightly on a Friday 11am to 12noon; drop-in
- older people's club: fortnightly on a Friday 11am to 1pm; drop-in
For young people aged 9 to 16. Students benefit from space to study, access to a wide selection of books, computer and photocopying facilities, and free printing for up to 5 pages per child. The club is free and young people can drop in.
Operating hours | school term time only:
- Tuesday and Friday 3:30pm to 5:30pm
- Saturday 2pm to 5pm
- Summer and Christmas holidays: closed.
Food waste bags
Food waste bags cost £5.99 for 100 and are available from all Croydon libraries.
Green waste bags
Green waste bags cost £1 each and are available from all Croydon libraries.