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Canada Water Library

Canada Water Library
Canada Water Library


21 Surrey Quays Road
SE16 7AR

How to get there

Tube: Canada Water, Surrey Quays
Train: South Bermondsey
Bus: 1, 47, 188, 199, 225, 381, C10, P12

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Opening times

Ground floor lobby (Culture Cafe, internet, book returns and quick choice selections)

  • Monday 8am to 8pm
  • Tuesday 8am to 8pm
  • Wednesday 8am to 8pm
  • Thursday 8am to 8pm
  • Friday 8am to 8pm
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday 10am to 4pm

Main library

  • Monday 9am to 8pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 8pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 8pm
  • Thursday 9am to 8pm
  • Friday 9am to 8pm
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday 12noon to 4pm
All Southwark libraries will be closed for the bank holidays on Monday 1 May and 29 May

Children: weekly and monthly activities

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • special one-off author talks and events (email Nuala Graham to join the mailing list)
  • creative writing group - alternate Mondays, 1pm to 3pm
  • 'English +', improve your English language skills - every Thursday, 12pm to 1pm
  • evening adult book group - second Thursday of every month, 6.45pm to 8pm (contact Nuala Graham for more details)
  • free computer classes and learning in libraries

What else is on offer


  • disabled parking
  • lifts
  • toilets on ground floor and first floor, including disabled toilets and adult and baby change
  • access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and audio assistance for visually impaired)

Last updated: 19 May 2017