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Dulwich Library

Dulwich Library
Dulwich Library


368 Lordship Lane
SE22 8NB

How to get there

Bus: 12, 40, 176, 185, 197
Train: East Dulwich

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Opening times

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

Regular activities

For children and young people:

  • Quiet (or Noisy!) Time (ages 0 to 8) - every Monday, 11am to 12pm
    A group for children with neurodiverse conditions, contact Emilie Lewis to book.
  • Story and Colour Time (ages 0 to 4) - every Tuesday, 11am to 11.30am
  • Rhymetime (ages 0 to 4) - every Wednesday, 10.30am to 11am and every Thursday, 2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Comic and Graphic Art Club (ages 8 to 18) - first Wednesday of every month, 4pm to 5.30pm
  • Baby and Toddler session (ages 0 to 4) - every Thursday, 10.30am to 11.30am

For adults:

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 - 60 spaces available for adults
  • Public PCs and wifi - 19 PCs available for public use. You'll need your library card number to access these services
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Hall 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
  • Health Station Kiosk - free self-service health-check kiosk. Check your height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, heart rate and body composition.


  • ramped access to the library
  • lift access
  • two disabled parking spaces directly outside the library on Eynella Road
  • computers offer access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and audio assistance for visually impaired).
Link to detailed accessibility information about this building

Page last updated: 08 June 2023

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