Catford Library

Visit our libraries to borrow books, DVDs and CDs. With your library card you can also borrow e-books and e-audio books. Libraries also offer study space, free PC access, free WiFi access and photocopiers.

Temporary closure: Catford library will close to the public at 5pm on Friday 1 May and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 26 May. There will be very limited public internet access (which must be booked) and a limited returns and reservation service at the Civic Suite, which will be available from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Please use our online service and other libraries. The service is closing to allow the ground floor of Laurence House to be used for the counting of votes in the parliamentary elections on the night of Thursday 7 May and into Friday 8 May and for refurbishment works. Please use our online facilities and alternative libraries at Lewisham and Torridon Road.


Catford Library
Catford Library
Laurence House
1 Catford Road
Se6 4ru
020 8314 9113


Opening hours:
Monday​ 9am-5pm​ 
Tuesday​ 9am-8pm​ 
Wednesday​ 9am-5pm 
Thursday​ 9am-8pm​ 
Friday​ 9am-5pm​ 
Saturday​ 9am-5pm​ 
Sunday​ closed 


Select a date from the calendar. 

Saturday Craft: FA Cup Special Free Council

Catford Library 30 May 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Celebrate FA Cup Final Day by hearing ‘Kicking a Ball’ (Allan Ahlberg) and designing your own trophy



Service changes due to UK Parliamentary election

The counts for the parliamentary elections for Lewisham East, Lewisham Deptford and Lewisham West constituencies are being held in Laurence House on the night of Thursday 7 May and into Friday 8 May.

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