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Blue Anchor Library

Toddler Takeover at Grove Vale Library

Toddler Takeover!

Market Place
Southwark Park Road
SE16 3UQ
Tel: 020 7525 2000
Fax: 020 7525 6302

How to get to the library

Bus: 1, P12, 381
Tube: Bermondsey

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Christmas and New Year opening times for libraries

Please visit our news pages for all the details of our opening times over the Christmas and New Year period. 

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. For December 2014 there will be an under fives activity every day that the library is open - all of them free with no need to book in advance. The weekly timetable looks like this:

  • Bookstart plus session every Monday 10.15am to 11.45am. Term time only 
  • Baby rhyme time every Tuesday 2pm to 3pm
  • 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

And with with a recently refurbished children's library and lots of brand new picture books and board books to borrow, Blue Anchor Library is an essential destination for under fives and their parents and carers!   

What else is on offer

  • 6 adult study spaces available  
  • Bookstart plus session, every Monday during term time 10.15am to 11.45am
  • Baby and Toddler Session, during term time, every Thursday 10.30am to 11.30pm.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Photocopying facilities
  • Free internet access and word processing facilities. You may need to book in advance
  • Free computer classes and learning in libraries

Disabled access

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

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PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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