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Grove Vale Library

Toddler Takeover at Grove Vale Library

Toddler Takeover!

25-27 Grove Vale
East Dulwich
SE22 8EQ
email: Southwark Libraries
Fax: 020 8693 0755

How to get to the library

Bus: P13, 40, 176, 185, 484
Train: East Dulwich

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Opening times

  • Monday 2pm to 7pm
  • Tuesday 2pm to 7pm
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 2pm to 7pm
  • Friday 10am to 3pm
  • Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday closed  

Toddler Takeover!

If you're looking for events and activities for under fives then Grove Vale Library is the place to be! There's 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:

  • Baby rhyme time every Monday 2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Baby rhyme time every Tuesday 2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Baby rhyme time every Thursday 2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Baby and toddler session every Friday 10.30am to 12pm
  • Family drop-in with stories and activities every Saturday 10.30am to 11.30am

And with lots of brand new picture books and board books to borrow, Grove Vale Library is an essential destination for under fives and their parents and carers!   

Children: weekly and monthly activities

  • Baby Rhyme Time, every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Baby and toddler sessions run every Friday 10.30am to 12pm
  • Chatterbooks children's book group, 2nd Saturday of every month, 2pm to 3pm. For children 8 to 12 years
  • Stories and Crafts Fun Afternoon, every Saturday 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Family drop-in with stories and activities every Saturday 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Homework Help for Children, every Monday 4pm to 6pm, during term time only

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • Grove Vale book group for adults, usually fourth Tuesday of every month, 7pm to 8.15pm. Please contact Gundula Wegener for more information and to find out the next book to be read and discussed
  • Free computer classes and learning in libraries

What else is on offer

  • 4 adult study spaces available
  • Free internet access - 5 PCs available for public use
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Photocopying facilities


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

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PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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