Lewisham 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.​​​​


Lewisham Library
199 201 Lewisham Library, Lewisham High Street
SE13 6LG
020 8314 9800


Opening hours:
Monday​ 10am-8pm​ 
Tuesday​ 9am-8pm​ 
Wednesday​ 9am-6pm​ 
Thursday​ 9am-8pm​ 
Friday​ 9am-6pm​ 
Saturday​ 9am-5pm​ 
Sunday​ 1pm-4pm 
Local History and Archives Centre
Local History And Archives Centre
Lewisham Library 199 201
, Lewisham High Street
SE13 6LG
020 8314 8501


Opening hours:
Monday​ 10am–12.45pm 2.15–4.45pm​ (Appointments only all day) 
​Tuesday 9.30am–12.45pm 2.15–4.45pm (Appointments only 5pm–8pm)​ 
​Wednesday Closed​ 
​Thursday 9.30am–12.45pm 2.15–4.45pm​ 
​Friday 9am–12.45pm 2.15–4pm​ (Appointments only all day) 
​Saturday 9am–12.45pm 2.15–4.45pm (Appointments only all day)​ 
​Sunday ​Closed 


Select a date from the calendar. 

Family fun photo quiz Free Council

Lewisham Library 31 October - all day

Have fun guessing famous faces from the past and present. Drop in during library opening hours to pick up your challenge sheet.

Toddler Tales Free Council

Lewisham Library 31 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Stories and rhymes for children aged 2–5.

Mask making workshop Free Council

Lewisham Library 1 November 2pm to 3pm

Make a vibrant African mask.

Saturday Club: Fireworks fun Free

Lewisham Library 1 November 2pm to 3pm

Make a great rocket bookmark.

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 4 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Rhyme, rhythm and song.


Council staff go pink for breast cancer awareness

To mark Pink Friday, council staff raised money for Breast Cancer Care

Join in the Family Learning Festival

From the middle of October to early November, try a range of activities designed to get the whole family learning together.

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