Library closures - 13 and 14 August 2022

Due to the extreme heat and high temperatures inside, some of our libraries will be closed on Saturday and Sunday (13 and 14 August). They include Peckham, Dulwich, John Harvard, Camberwell and Brandon. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.

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Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library

Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library
Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library

Address

145-147 Walworth Road
London
SE17 1RW

How to get there

Bus: 12, 35, 40. 45, 68, 136, 148, 171, 176, 343, 468, P5 
Tube:  Elephant and Castle
Train: Elephant and Castle

Opening times

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

What is on offer

  • Browsing the library - Come into the library to browse books and other items you would like to borrow.
  • Ordering books, DVDs and CDs Search the catalogue and place reservations for collection.
  • Southwark heritage centre - Explore the world through permanent displays of artefacts from the council’s heritage collections and a programme of temporary exhibitions.
  • Public PCs  
  • Study spaces 
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Events - Some Southwark Library events are taking place online while others are happening in-person in outside spaces. See What's On in the online listings or ask in the library.
  • eLibrary - Your library card gives you access to a wide range of online services including film streaming, eBooks and eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers and a wide range of eResources for topics from family history to citizenship and driving theory tests.
  • Home Library Service - If you're unable to access the library the Home Library Service may be able to assist you.

Accessibility

  • lift access
  • computers offer access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and audio assistance for visually impaired)

Page last updated: 20 July 2022

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