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Blue Anchor Library

Toddler Takeover at Grove Vale Library

Toddler Takeover!

Market Place
Southwark Park Road
SE16 3UQ
email: Southwark Libraries
Fax: 020 7525 6302

How to get to the library

Bus: 1, P12, 381
Tube: Bermondsey

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    Opening times

    • Monday 9am to 7pm
    • Tuesday 9am to 7pm
    • Wednesday closed
    • Thursday 9am to 7pm
    • Friday 10am to 6pm
    • Saturday 9am to 5pm
    • Sunday closed

    Toddler Takeover!

    If you're looking for events and activities for under fives then Blue Anchor Library is the place to be. All of the activities are free with no need to book in advance. The weekly timetable looks like this:

    • Bookstart Session every Monday 10.15am to 11.45am. Term time only 
    • Baby and toddler session every Thursday 10.30am to 12pm
    • Baby rhyme time every Friday 10.30am to 11.30am
    • Family stories every Saturday 10.30am to 11.30am

    Children: weekly and monthly activities

    • Bookstart Session, every Monday during term time 10.15am to 11.45am. For ages 0 to 4
    • Chatterbooks, first Tuesday of every month, 4pm to 5pm. For ages seven to 12
    • Chess club, every Tuesday apart from the first Tuesday of each month, 4pm to 5.30pm. For ages 7 to 12
    • Baby and Toddler Session every Thursday 10.30am to 11.30pm
    • Baby rhyme time every Friday 10.30am to 11.30am
    • Family stories every Saturday 10.30am to 11.30am  

    Adults: weekly and monthly activities

    • First Tuesday club for adults. A regular programme of talks and events. First Tuesday of the month, 10.30am to 12 noon
    • Blue Anchor library book group takes place on the first Tuesday of every month 7pm to 8.30pm. Please contact Christina Ojo for more information
    • Free computer classes and learning in libraries

     We also have: 

    • Books, talking books and DVDs to borrow
    • 6 adult study spaces available  
    • Photocopying facilities
    • Free internet access
    • Free Wi-Fi


    There is wheelchair access to the library and a disabled toilet. There is no dedicated disabled parking.

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    Southwark Council
    PO BOX 64529
    London SE1P 5LX

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