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John Harvard Library

Mouse Tail Coffee Cafe at John Harvard Library

Mouse Tail Coffee Cafe at John Harvard Library

211 Borough High Street
SE1 1JA 
email: Southwark Libraries
Fax: 020 7378 9917

How to get to the library 

Tube: Borough or London Bridge
Train: London Bridge
Bus: 21, 35, 40, 133, 343

Map of library

Opening times

  • Monday 9am to 7pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 7pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 7pm
  • Thursday 9am to 7pm
  • Friday 9am to 7pm
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 4pm

Children: weekly and monthly activities

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • Classic literature book group runs on the last Monday of every month, 1pm to 2pm. Contact Luke Evans for more information
  • Carousel book group, reading a different genre each month, runs on the second Monday of every month, 6pm to 7pm. Contact Emma Sweeney for more information
  • Conversation Cafe every Friday 11.30am-12.30pm. Practice your English with other non English speakers at this free informal meeting
  • Free computer classes and learning in libraries

What else is on offer  

  • Books, talking books, DVDs, Blu-ray films and PS3 games to borrow
  • 38 adult study spaces available
  • Free internet access - 24 PCs available for public use
  • Photocopying facilities
  • Free internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Public toilets and baby change facilities
  • Meeting rooms for hire


There is full wheelchair access to the library. There is a disabled access toilet.

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PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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