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

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Canada Water Library

Canada Water Library
Canada Water Library

Address

21 Surrey Quays Road
London
SE16 7AR

How to get there

Tube: Canada Water, Surrey Quays
Train: South Bermondsey
Bus: 1, 47, 188, 199, 225, 381, C10, P12

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Opening times

Ground floor 

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

Main library

  • 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 12noon 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.
  • Mystery book bags - Choose the genre or subject you want to read and see what you get, from children's stories, adult romance, mysteries and more.
  • Public PCs and wifi - You'll need your library card number to use a PC or the wifi.
  • Study spaces 
  • Canada Water Theatre
  • 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. Please contact us on 020 7525 7493 or email communitylibraryservice@southwark.gov.uk.

Accessibility

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

Page last updated: 11 October 2021

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