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Nunhead Library

Nunhead Library

Exterior of Nunhead Library

Gordon Road
SE15 3RW 
Tel: 020 7525 2000 
Fax: 020 7277 5721

How to get to the library 

Bus: P12, 78 
Train to Nunhead

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August Bank Holiday

All Southwark libraries will be closed on Monday 25 August 2014 for the August Bank Holiday. For all other days, libraries will have their usual opening hours.

Opening times

  • Monday 2pm to 7pm
  • Tuesday 2pm to 7pm
  • Wednesday 2pm to 7pm
  • Thursday 2pm to 7pm
  • Friday 10am to 3pm
  • Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday closed 

Activities for children this summer

  • How to make your dragon: Will your dragon be, masterful, friendly or invincible? We'll show you how to make a fabulous dragon, Tuesday 29 July 2014, 2.30pm to 4pm, age 4 years and above.
  • Comic and Graphic Novel workshop: Create your own graphic novel character, play drawing games and learn to draw a mythical character with illustrator, Emily Fellah, Friday 1 August 2014, 1pm to 2.30pm, age 7 to 14 years.
  • The Amazing Mythical Hunt: Find your Trolls, Mermaids, and Unicorns in the library, Thursday 7 August 2014, 2.30pm to 4pm, for all Ages.
  • Myth Storymaker: Using characters from the mythical world create your story and act it out. Tuesday 12 August 2014, 2.30pm to 4pm, age 4 years and above.
  • Mythical Makeover: Will you be Medusa, a Troll, Unicorn a Mermaid or something else... Thursday 21 August 2014, 2.30pm to 4pm, age 4 years and above.
  • Step into the Mythical Maze Game: With a roll of the dice, take yourself on an adventure through the tunnels of the labyrinth, in a race to be the first to find your way home. Tuesday 26 August 2014, 2.30pm to 4pm, age 4 years and above.
  • Legendary Masks: Make a mask of a Minotaur, Mermaid, Cyclops or a Dragon, Thursday 28 August 2014, 2.30pm to 4pm, age 4 years and above

What else is on offer 

  • Four adult study spaces available
  • Baby and toddler sessions, every Monday, 2pm to 3pm. No sessions over the summer break. Refreshments available  
  • Baby Rhyme time, every Friday 11am to 11.30am
  • Photocopying facilities
  • Free internet access and word processing facilities. You may need to book in advance
  • Free computer classes and learning in libraries

Access for people with disabilities

There is wheelchair access to the library and a disabled toilet. There are two disabled parking bays opposite the library. 

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