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Forest Hill Library

Visit our libraries to borrow books, DVDs, CDs and PlayStation games. Libraries also offer study space, free PC access, free WiFi access and photocopiers.​​​

Christmas opening hours
Wednesday 24 December: 9am–1pm
Thursday 25 – Friday 26 December: closed
Saturday 27 – Tuesday 30 December: normal opening hours
Wednesday 31 December: 9am–1pm
Thursday 1 January: closed
Normal opening hours from Friday 2 January

Contact

Forest Hill Library
Forest Hill Library
Dartmouth Road
Se23 3hz
Tel:
020 8314 7653

Email:

Opening hours:
Monday​ 9am-7pm​ 
Tuesday​ 9am-8pm​ 
Wednesday​ 9am-7pm​ 
Thursday​ 9am-8pm​ 
Friday​ 9am-7pm​ 
Saturday​ 9am-5pm​ 
Sunday​ 10am-4pm 

​Events

Select a date from the calendar. 

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 22 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

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Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 23 December 10am to 10.30AM

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 23 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 24 December 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 24 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 27 December 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 27 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 27 December 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 28 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 28 December 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 29 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 30 December 10am to 10.30AM

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 30 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 31 December 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 31 December 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 2 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 2 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 3 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 3 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 3 January 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 4 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 4 January 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 5 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

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Lively Minds - Dementia Free

Forest Hill Library 5 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Social Group for Over 55s

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Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 6 January 10am to 10.30AM

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 6 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 7 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 7 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

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Origami Classes Free

Forest Hill Library 7 January 10am to 11am

Origami Classes

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 8 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 8 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

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Film club Free Council

Forest Hill Library 8 January 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

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Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 9 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 9 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 10 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 10 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

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Chatterbooks - Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution Free

Forest Hill Library 10 January 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

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Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 10 January 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 11 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 11 January 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 12 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 13 January 10am to 10.30AM

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 13 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

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Reading Group - 'The Taxidermist's Daughter' by Kate Mosse Free

Forest Hill Library 13 January 6.30PM to 7.30PM

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Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 14 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 14 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 15 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 15 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Address:

Film club Free Council

Forest Hill Library 15 January 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 16 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 16 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 17 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 17 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

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Chatterbooks - Marmalade meets Honey Free

Forest Hill Library 17 January 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

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Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 17 January 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 18 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 18 January 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 19 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 20 January 10am to 10.30AM

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 20 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 21 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 21 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 22 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 22 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Address:

Film club Free Council

Forest Hill Library 22 January 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 23 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 23 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 24 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 24 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Chatterbooks - The further adventures of the Owl & the Pussy Cat Free

Forest Hill Library 24 January 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 24 January 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 25 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 25 January 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 26 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 27 January 10am to 10.30AM

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 27 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 28 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 28 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 29 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 29 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Address:

Film club Free Council

Forest Hill Library 29 January 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 30 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 30 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 31 January 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 31 January 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Chatterbooks - National Storytelling Week – ‘Don’t let the pigeon… Free

Forest Hill Library 31 January 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 31 January 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 1 February 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 1 February 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 2 February 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Lively Minds - Object in Focus Free

Forest Hill Library 2 February 10.30AM to 12 noon

Social Group for Over 55s

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Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 3 February 10am to 10.30AM

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Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 3 February 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 4 February 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 4 February 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Origami Classes Free

Forest Hill Library 4 February 10am to 11am

Origami Classes

Address:

Badger spotting at Forest Hill Free Council

Forest Hill Library 5 February 10am to 4pm

Forest Hill library welcomes a taxidermy badger from the Horniman Museum and Garden collection.

Address:

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 5 February 2pm to 2.30PM

Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Address:

Film club Free Council

Forest Hill Library 5 February 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Address:

Learn My Way IT Support Session Free Council

Forest Hill Library 6 February 9.30AM to 12.30PM

Supported Learning Sessions for Basic IT users

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News

Services over Christmas and New Year

Find out about changes to services such as waste and recycling, libraries, leisure centres, customer services and the Register Office.

Lewisham students chosen as book reviewers

Lynda La Plante's latest title, Escape, was the choice for Quick Read this year.

Get a free DVD or CD loan from the library when you borrow six books

Library customers can get a free DVD loan or two CD loans when they borrow six books in December, January or February.

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