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Dulwich Library

Dulwich Library
Dulwich Library


368 Lordship Lane
SE22 8NB

How to get there

Bus: 12, 40, 176, 185, 197
Train: East Dulwich

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Opening times

  • Monday 9am to 8pm
  • Tuesday 10am to 8pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 8pm
  • Thursday 9am to 8pm
  • Friday 9am to 8pm 
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm to 4pm  

Children: weekly and monthly activities

  • Chatterbooks - second Monday of every month, 4pm to 5pm (ages 7 to 11)
  • Baby rhyme time sessions - every Wednesday 10am to 10.30am and 11am to 11.30am (ages 0 to 4)
  • Baby and toddler sessions - every Thursday, 10.30am to 12pm and 1.30pm to 3pm (term time only) (ages 0 to 4)
  • manga, anime and comic book club, first Thursday of every month, 4.30 to 6pm (ages 10 to 16)
  • board games - every Thursday 4pm to 5pm and Saturday 2.30pm to 4pm (ages 5 to 14)
  • stories and crafts - every Saturday, 10.30 to 12noon (ages 5 and over)
  • Colour Me Happy - every Saturday, 12.30pm to 2pm (ages 4 and over)

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • Film Club - every Monday, 1.30pm (contact David Penn for more details and to join mailing list)
  • Monthly Talk - second Tuesday of every month 2pm to 3.30pm, free refreshments (contact Emma Sweeney for more details and to join mailing list)
  • Poetry group - third Tuesday of every month, 4pm to 5.30pm (contact David Penn for more details)
  • Craft Club - fourth Tuesday of every month, 2pm to 3.30pm (contact Jacqueline Colvin for more details)
  • Biography book group - second Wednesday of every month, 2pm to 3pm (contact Lucy Soale for more details)
  • creative writing - alternate Thursdays, 2pm to 4pm (contact Lucy Soale for more details)
  • reading group - last Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8pm (contact Lucy Soale for more details)
  • free computer classes and learning in libraries

What else is on offer


  • ramped access to the library
  • lift access
  • a disabled access toilet
  • offer access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and audio assistance for visually impaired)
  • two disabled parking spaces directly outside the library on Eynella Road

Page last updated: 27 February 2018