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.​​​​

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


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. 

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 25 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Rhyme, rhythm and song.


Toddler Tales Free Council

Lewisham Library 28 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Stories and rhymes for children aged 2–5.


Saturday Club: Celebrate St Andrew’s Day Free

Lewisham Library 29 November 2pm to 3pm

Make a scary Loch Ness monster.


Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 2 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Rhyme, rhythm and song.


Chatterbooks Free

Lewisham Library 4 December 4pm to 5pm

Join our lively children’s reading group. Please contact Lewisham Library for more details.



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.

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Content Promos

Renew your Freedom Pass

Free NHS Health Check for 40–74 year olds

Keep warm this winter