Your stay at home library of things to do

Visit your stay at home library for learning resources and fun ideas for everyone.

Stay At Home Library

Booster vaccines if you're aged 18 or over

Find a COVID-19 booster vaccine walk-in clinic (if it's been three months since your second dose)

Keep Southwark Safe

Telephony Outage 27th January @ 19:00

The planned upgrade to our telephony system has now been complete. Our General Enquiries number is back in service, please contact us on 020 7525 5000 for any queries. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during the downtime.


Our library members can access online eResources free of charge. To access these services, click on any of the links below and then enter all of the characters on your library card omitting any spaces (any letters on the card should be typed in upper case).

  • BorrowBox - download eBooks and eAudiobooks for free with no charges to renew and reserve, and no overdue fines
  • Go Citizen - prepare for your British Citizenship test using this self study course (includes mock tests)
  • Kanopy - free film streaming service including classic cinema, world cinema, indie film, and top documentaries
  • PressReader - free access to the most popular newspapers and magazines from the UK and internationally
  • Theory Test Pro - online simulation of the UK's driving theory test, containing official test questions and hazard perception video clips

Available via public PCs in our libraries

  • Ancestry library edition - offers free access to key records for family research including parish and census records
  • Find my past - a searchable online archive of over 10 billion records, including migration and military collections and the British Newspaper Archive  

Page last updated: 30 December 2021

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