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Peckham Library

Peckham Library will be closed for essential maintenance and refurbishment work from Monday 12 December 2022 for approximately 6 months. This will improve the library’s layout and reduce its carbon footprint.
A temporary library will open on nearby Bournemouth Road from the week commencing 19 December 2022. 
Peckham Library
Peckham Library

Address

122 Peckham Hill Street
London
SE15 5JR

How to get there

Bus: 12, 36, 37, 63, 78, 136, 171, 177, 197, 343, 345, 363, 381, 436, P12, P13 
Rail: Train to Peckham Rye

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Opening times

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

Regular activities

For children and young people:

  • Rhymetime (ages 0 to 4) - every Monday 2pm to 2.30pm and Friday, 10.30am to 11am during term time
  • Baby and toddler session (ages 0 to 4) - every Tuesday during term time, 10.30am to 12pm
  • Chatterbooks (ages 7 to 11) - second Tuesday of the month, 4pm to 5pm.

For adults:

  • Book group - last Thursday of every month, 7pm to 8pm
    Contact Peter Holzmann for more information
  • First Friday Club - first Friday of every month, 11am to 1pm
    Contact Peckham Library for more information
  • Afternoon book group - last Friday of every month, 1pm to 2pm
    Contact Amy France for more information
  • Getting started with computers, email and the internet - bookable one-to-one sessions at various times from Monday to Saturday. Please email or ask in the library to book.

 

What else is on offer

  • Books, talking books and DVDs to borrow Search the catalogue and place reservations for collection
  • eLibrary - including eBooks and eAudiobooks, film streaming and online resources for topics from family history, to citizenship and driving theory tests
  • Newspapers and magazines to read in the library or online
  • Borrow a tablet for use in the library
  • Study spaces - 66 spaces available for adults
  • Public PCs and wifi - 28 PCs available for public use. You'll need your library card number to access these services
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Events - for special events see the online What's On diary or ask in the library
  • Home Library Service - for those unable to access the library in person.

Accessibility

  • flat access to the building
  • lift access to all floors and pods (If you'd like assistance using the lift, speak to a member of staff on the ground floor or fourth floor)
  • disabled access toilets 
  • access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and audio assistance for visually impaired).

Page last updated: 23 November 2022

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