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Forest Hill Library

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Forest Hill Library
Address
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. 

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 24 July 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 24 July 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Summer Reading Challenge Craft - Medusa Mask Free

Forest Hill Library 26 July 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

Mythical Maze : Medusa Mask Craft Free Council

Forest Hill Library 26 July 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Join us for this session where we will be learning about Medusa, a popular character from Greek mythology turned from a fair maiden to the evil snake haired gorgon. 10 spaces available on the day.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 27 July 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 29 July 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 31 July 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 31 July 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Summer Reading Challenge Craft - Amazing Mazes Free

Forest Hill Library 2 August 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

Mythical Maze : Amazing Mazes Free Council

Forest Hill Library 2 August 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Join us for this session where we will be designing and building our own Amazing Mazes. 10 spaces available on the day.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 3 August 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Lively Minds - Landgirls Free

Forest Hill Library 4 August 10.30AM to 12 noon

Social Group for Over 55s

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 5 August 10am to 10.30AM

Origami Classes Free

Forest Hill Library 6 August 10am to 11am

Origami Classes

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 7 August 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 7 August 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Mythical Maze: make a Pegasus or unicorn marionette Free Council

Forest Hill Library 9 August 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Join us for this session where we will be making a mythical unicorn fly through a maze of fantasy. 10 spaces available on the day.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 10 August 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 12 August 10am to 10.30AM

Reading Group - 'The Last Runaway' by Tracy Chevalier Free

Forest Hill Library 12 August 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Monthly Reading Group

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 14 August 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 14 August 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Mythical Maze Treasure Hunt Free Council

Forest Hill Library 16 August 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Join us for this session where we will be following a treasure hunt through the library. 10 spaces available on the day.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 17 August 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 19 August 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 21 August 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 21 August 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Mythical Maze: Aphrodite's Necklace Free Council

Forest Hill Library 23 August 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Join us for this session where we will be making our interpretations of Aphrodite's Necklace. 10 spaces available on the day.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 24 August 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 26 August 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 28 August 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 28 August 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Mythical Maze : Posable Dragon Free Council

Forest Hill Library 30 August 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Join us for this session where we making our own posable dragons. 10 spaces available on the day.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 31 August 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Lively Minds - The Stoics Free

Forest Hill Library 1 September 10.30AM to 12 noon

Social Group for Over 55s

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 2 September 10am to 10.30AM

Origami Classes Free

Forest Hill Library 3 September 10am to 11am

Origami Classes

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 4 September 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 4 September 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Summer Reading Challenge Craft - Toilet Paper Minotaur Free

Forest Hill Library 6 September 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 7 September 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 9 September 10am to 10.30AM

Reading Group - 'Heartbreak Hotel' by Deborah Moggach Free

Forest Hill Library 9 September 6.30PM to 7.30PM

Monthly Reading Group

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 11 September 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 11 September 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Summer Reading Challenge Craft - Mythical Mosaic Free

Forest Hill Library 13 September 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Craft Activity for under 11s

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 14 September 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 16 September 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 18 September 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 18 September 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 21 September 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 23 September 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 25 September 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 25 September 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 28 September 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 30 September 10am to 10.30AM

Origami Classes Free

Forest Hill Library 1 October 10am to 11am

Origami Classes

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 2 October 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 2 October 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 5 October 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Lively Minds - Origami Free

Forest Hill Library 6 October 10.30AM to 12 noon

Social Group for Over 55s

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 7 October 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 9 October 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 9 October 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 12 October 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 14 October 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 16 October 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 16 October 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 19 October 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 21 October 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 23 October 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 23 October 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 26 October 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 28 October 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 30 October 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 30 October 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 2 November 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Lively Minds - Healthy Eating Free

Forest Hill Library 3 November 10.30AM to 12 noon

Social Group for Over 55s

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 4 November 10am to 10.30AM

Origami Classes Free

Forest Hill Library 5 November 10am to 11am

Origami Classes

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 6 November 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 6 November 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 9 November 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 11 November 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 13 November 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 13 November 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 16 November 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 18 November 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 20 November 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 20 November 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 23 November 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 25 November 10am to 10.30AM

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 27 November 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 27 November 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.

Family film club Free

Forest Hill Library 30 November 1.30PM to 3.45PM

Weekly family film showing.

Lively Minds - Holy Trinity Choir Free

Forest Hill Library 1 December 10.30AM to 12 noon

Social Group for Over 55s

Under-fives songs and stories Free Council

Forest Hill Library 2 December 10am to 10.30AM

Origami Classes Free

Forest Hill Library 3 December 10am to 11am

Origami Classes

Under-fives songs and stories Free

Forest Hill Library 4 December 2pm to 2.30PM

Come to Forest Hill Library for songs and stories for under-fives. Meet other families and get to know how to use the library: a great introduction to reading for your child.

Film club Free

Forest Hill Library 4 December 5.30PM to 7.45PM

Weekly film showing.


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