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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

      • Baby and toddler sessions run every Tuesday between 10.30am and 12pm. Term time only
      • Bookstart Sessions every Thursday during term time 10am to 11.30am 
      • Chatterbooks fourth Thursday of every month, 4pm to 5pm For ages eight to 12
      • Homework Help Club every Wednesday 4pm to 6pm. Term time only.  
      • French language baby and toddler session, every Friday 10am to 10.30am. Term time only.

      Adults: weekly and monthly activities

      • John Harvard library book group runs on the third Friday of every month, 1pm to 2pm. Contact Mark Rodenhurst for more information
      • Classic literature book group runs on the last Monday of every month, 1pm to 2pm. Contact Luke Evans 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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