South Norwood Library

Lawrence Road, SE25 5AA
Tel: 020 7884 5195,

Current opening hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10am to 6pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 10am to 6pm
  • Saturday: Closed

Last entry is 30 minutes before closing. PC sessions are for 45 minutes, to allow for cleaning between appointments. Bookable study space is now available, please contact the library directly to book.


  • books, audio books and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library 
  • enquiry service
  • WiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access
  • black and white photocopier
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • reading groups
  • 8 study spaces (access to quiet study space in branch libraries is subject to availability and may be affected by events in the library; contact the library for details


Check accessibility details at DisabledGo

Waste bags

Food waste bags

The food waste bags are priced at £5.99 for 100 and are available at all Croydon Libraries.

Green waste bags

You can buy these from all Croydon Libraries for £1 each.

South Norwood Library

51.3972226, -0.077311799999961


Lawrence Road
South Norwood
SE25 5AA
United Kingdom