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Dulwich Library

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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

  • Chatterbooks, second Monday of every month, 4pm to 5pm. For ages 8 to 12
  • Rhymetime, every Wednesday 10am to 10.30am and 11am to 11.30am. For ages 5 and under
  • Wii Games, first Wednesday of the month, 4pm to 5.30pm. For ages 5 to 14
  • 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
  • Board Games, every Thursday 4pm to 5pm and every Saturday 2.30pm to 4pm. For ages 5 to 14
  • Stories and crafts, every Saturday 10.30 to 12noon. For ages 5 and over
  • Colour Me Happy, every Saturday 12.30pm to 2pm. For ages 4 and over

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • Film club, every Monday, 1.30pm. For more details and to join the mailing list please contact David Penn
  • Monthly talk, second Tuesday of every month, 2pm to 3.30pm. Free refreshments available. For more information and to join the mailing list please contact Lucy Chapman
  • Poetry group, third Tuesday of every month, 4pm to 5.30pm. Please contact David Penn for more information
  • Craft club, fourth Tuesday of every month, 2pm to 3.30pm. Please contact Jacqueline Colvin for more information
  • Biography book group, second Wednesday of every month, 1pm to 2pm. Please contact Nell Moreton for more information
  • Creative writing, alternate Thursdays, 2pm to 4pm. Please contact Sandra Agard for more information
  • Reading group, last Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8pm. Please contact Nell Moreton for more information
  • Free computer classes and learning in libraries

What else is on offer

  • Books, talking books, DVDs, Blu-ray films, CDs 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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Southwark Council
PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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