Due to a fire in Walworth Town Hall on Monday 25 March, the Walworth One Stop Shop, Cuming Museum and Newington Library are closed. Alternative locations are now available for many affected services.
Online reference library
Southwark library members can access the very best online reference services free of charge. Please click on any of the links below and then enter all of the characters on your library card. Any letters on the card should be typed in upper case.Theory Test Pro
Prepare for your driving test. Theory Test Pro is an online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the entire official test question bank, hazard perception video clips and online version of the Highway Code.
Life in Great Britain
Practice for your British Citizenship test using this self-learn course and take a mock test in preparation for the national test.
Money Advice Service - Health check
Whatever the situation with your finances, it's good to know where you stand and that you are making the most of what you have. The health check, a new online money adviser from the Money Advice Service, is for everyone and provides free and unbiased help towards providing you with a personalised action plan in just 10 minutes.
24 hour online reference enquiry service where you can chat to a reference librarian in real time.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Explore the lives of over 55,000 people important to the history of Britain.
Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection
Authoritative information on every subject, from astronomy to zoology.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
The very last word on the English language.
Oxford Dictionaries Pro
Up-to-date online dictionaries, thesauruses, and language reference content based on the largest language research programme in the world, Oxford Dictionaries Pro is an extensive, integrated, English language resource. It offers quick search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms, with expert guidance on style and usage, grammar, and spelling; plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing.
An online database of major UK newspapers.
Times Digital Archive
The complete digital edition of the Times, 1785-1985, containing full facsimile images of specific articles or complete pages. Includes all articles, advertisements, illustrations and photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.