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John Harvard Library

Childrens books at John Harvard library

211 Borough High Street
SE1 1JA 
Tel: 020 7525 2000
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 hours at John Harvard have changed 

    From Monday 29 September 2014 the opening hours at John Harvard Library are changing to coincide with the launch of the Newington Temporary Library at the Elephant Artworks.

    John Harvard Library revised opening hours:

    • 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

    What else is on offer  

    • 51 adult study spaces available
    • Blu-ray films and PS3 collection
    • Baby and toddler sessions run every Tuesday between 10.30am and 12pm. Term time only
    • Bookstart plus sessions every Thursday during term time 10am to 11.30am and 1pm to 2.30pm
    • Family learning: Help your child with homework course, Wednesdays, during term time 4pm to 6pm 
    • John Harvard library book group runs on the third Friday of every month, 1pm to 2pm
    • Classic literature book group runs on the last Monday of every Month, 1pm to 2pm
    • Chatterbooks fourth Thursday of every month, 4pm to 5pm For ages eight to 12
    • Computer taster sessions every Monday and Friday. Please book in the library
    • Photocopying facilities
    • Free internet access and Wi-Fi
    • Public toilets and baby change facilities

    Access for people with disabilities

    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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