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Camberwell Library
Camberwell Library


48 Camberwell Green

How to get there

Bus: 12, 35, 40, 42, 45, 171, 176, 185, 436, 36, 345, 484
Train / Overground: Denmark Hill

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Opening times

  • Monday 9am to 8pm
  • Tuesday 9am 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

  • Bookstart session - every Tuesday, 10am to 11.30am, term time (ages 0 to 5 and their parents / carers)
  • Baby and Toddler sessions - every Monday, 10:30am to 12pm (ages 0 to 4) (term time only)
  • Storystop - every Sunday, 1pm to 1.30pm (ages 3 to 8 and their parents / carers)
  • Rhyme Time - every Friday 11am to 11.30am (ages 0 to 4)
  • ChatterBooks - first Saturday of the month, 2pm to 3pm (ages 7 to 11)
  • Kids Club - second, third and fourth Saturday of the month, 2pm to 3pm (ages 7 to 11)

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • Feel Better with a Book - every Tuesday, 2pm to 4pm (no need to read anything in advance - just drop in, sit down and enjoy listening to a good story or poem)
  • Book group - second Tuesday of every month, 7pm to 8pm (contact Meno Jacob for more information)
  • Conversation Café - every Thursday, 11am to 12pm (free informal meeting to practice your English with other non English speakers)
  • Creative writing - alternate Mondays, 2pm to 3pm
  • Craft session - alternate Mondays, 2pm to 3pm
  • Starting with computers, email and the internet - every Monday, Thursday and Friday, 2pm to 3pm and Saturday, 11am to 12pm (booking required in the library)

What else is on offer


  • wheelchair access to both floors
  • disabled toilets
  • access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and audio assistance for visually impaired)

Page last updated: 20 February 2020