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Blue Anchor Library

Blue Anchor Library celebrates its 40th birthday

Blue Anchor Library celebrates its 40th birthday

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

Children: weekly and monthly activities

  • Bookstart Session, every Monday during term time 10.15am to 11.45am. For ages 0 to 4
  • Knitting and Crotchet Club, every Monday 5pm to 6.30pm. For all ages
  • Chatterbooks, first Tuesday of every month, 4pm to 5pm. For ages seven to 11
  • 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 11.30am
  • Baby rhyme time every Friday 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Family stories every Saturday 10.30am to 11.30am  

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • Knitting and Crotchet Club, every Monday 5pm to 6.30pm. For all ages
  • 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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PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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