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Peckham Library

All Southwark libraries will be closed for the Bank Holiday on Monday 28 May 2018
Peckham Library
Peckham Library


122 Peckham Hill Street
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

Children: weekly and monthly activities

  • Baby rhyme time sessions - every Monday 2pm to 2.30pm and every Friday 10.15am to 10.45am (ages 0 to 4)
  • Baby and toddler session - every Tuesday, 10.30am to 12pm (ages 0 to 4)
  • Bookstart session - every Wednesday, 10am to 11.30am (term time only)
  • Story Stop - Do your shopping, then rest and stop off for a story - every Saturday, 11.30am to 12noon (ages 3 to 8 and family)
  • Chatterbooks - fourth Thursday of every month, 4.30pm to 5.30pm (ages 7 to 11)
  • Wii Gaming Club - every Friday, 4pm to 5.30pm (ages 10 and over)

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

What else is on offer

Peckham's Black writing collection features a wide selection of black interest book. The library also features the largest collection of African music CDs in the borough and houses a fantastic range of graphic novels.


There's full access for people with disabilities, including a lift to the library on the fourth floor and the activity 'pods' on the fifth floor. If you'd like assistance using the lift, speak to a member of staff on the ground floor or fourth floor.

We also offer the following facilities:

  • disabled access toilets 
  • evacuation chairs for emergency use
  • access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and audio assistance for visually impaired)


Page last updated: 23 May 2018