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Dulwich Library

New books at Dulwich Library

368 Lordship Lane
SE22 8NB
email: Southwark Libraries
Fax: 020 7525 6221

How to get to the library

Bus: 12, 40, 176, 185, 197
Train: East Dulwich

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Opening times

  • Monday 9am to 8pm
  • Tuesday 10am to 8pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 8pm
  • Thursday 9am to 8pm
  • Friday 9am to 8pm 
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm to 4pm  

Children: weekly and monthly activities

  • Children's reading group, chatterbooks. Second Monday of each month, 4pm to 5pm
  • Baby rhymetime every Wednesday, 10am to 10.30am and 11am to 11.30am. Sessions run during term time and holidays
  • Nintendo WII Games, first Wednesday of the month, 4pm to 5.30pm. For children age 5 to 14
  • Board Games, every Thursday 4pm to 5pm, for children age 5 to 14
  • Occasional movies for children. For more information please contact Edem Selormey
  • Baby and toddler sessions every Thursday, 10.30am to 12pm and 1.30pm to 3pm. Term time only 
  • Manga, anime and comic book club , first Thursday of every month, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. For ages 10 to 16  
  • Stories and Crafts, every Saturday 10.30 to 12noon. For ages 5 to 14

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • Film club matinee, every Monday, 1.30pm apart from Bank Holiday Mondays. For more details and to join the mailing list please email David Penn
  • The monthly event for adults, second Tuesday of each month, 2pm to 3pm. Refreshments available. For more information and to join the mailing list please contact Nell Moreton
  • Craft club for adults, fourth Tuesday of every month, 2pm to 3.30pm
  • Adult reading group on the last Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8pm. For more information and to join the mailing list please contact Nell Moreton
  • Poetry reading group on the first Friday of each month, 2pm to 3.30pm. Please contact David Penn for more information
  • Free computer classes and learning in libraries

What else is on offer

  • Books, talking books, DVDs, Blu-ray films, CDs, PS3 games and music scores to borrow
  • 61 adult study spaces available
  • Photocopying facilities, colour and black and white
  • Free internet access - 19 PCs available for public use
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hall for hire


There is wheelchair access to the library including a lift to the study and information area and hall on the first floor. There is a disabled access toilet.


There are two disabled parking spaces directly outside the library on Eynella Road.

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PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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