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East Street Library

East Street Library
East Street Library


168 - 170 Old Kent Road

How to get there

Bus: 21, 42, 53, 63, 172, 453

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Opening times 

  • Monday 2pm to 7pm
  • Tuesday 2pm to 7pm
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 10am to 3pm
  • Friday 2pm to 7pm
  • Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday closed  

Regular activities

For children and young people:

  • Baby and Toddler session (ages 0 to 4) - every Thursday, 1.30pm to 2.15pm
  • Teen study space (for local students aged 11 to 16) - every Friday, 3:30 to 6:30pm.

For adults:

  • Getting started with computers, email and the internet - every Thursday, 11am to 1pm.

What 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
  • Study spaces - 8 spaces available for adults
  • Public PCs and wifi - 6 PCs available for public use. You'll need your library card number to access these services
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Meeting rooms 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.


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

Page last updated: 30 May 2023

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