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Visit our libraries to find a wide range of books including fiction, health information, biography, coding, picture books, arts and science. You can also attend a host of community led events as well as make use of study space, free PC access and free WiFi access.

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Lewisham Library
Lewisham Library
199 201 Lewisham High Street
Se13 6lg
Tel:
020 8314 8430

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

Library staff will be present at the times listed below: 

Monday 9am–7pm 
Tuesday 9am–7pm 
Wednesday 9am–7pm
Thursday 9am–7pm 
Friday 9am–7pm 
Saturday 9am–5pm 
Sunday 10am–4pm
Local History and Archives Centre
Local History And Archives Centre
Lewisham Library
199 201 Lewisham High Street
Se13 6lg
Tel:
020 8314 8501

Email:

Opening hours:
Monday​ 10am–4.45pm​ (appointments only all day) 
​Tuesday 9.30am–1pm 2–5.45pm
​Wednesday closed​ 
​Thursday 9.30am–1pm 2–5.45pm​ 
​Friday 9.30am–4.45pm​ (appointments only all day) 
​Saturday 9.30am–4.45pm (appointments only all day)​ 
​Sunday ​closed 

​Our eLibrary is always open!

Events

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 27 June 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 28 June 9.30AM to 11.30AM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 29 June 9.30AM to 11.30AM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 30 June 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5

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Free legal advice at Lewisham Library Free

Lewisham Library 30 June 1pm to 4pm

Legal advisers can help you deal with any issues you may be having regarding debt, housing, benefits, immigration, employment and consumer matters. Sessions are held every Friday unless otherwise stated.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 30 June 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Library staff will help you work through pre-prepared IT training tutorials. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Saturday Craft  Free

Lewisham Library 1 July 2pm to 3pm

Come along for our weekly craft club for children

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 1 July 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Library staff will help you work through pre-prepared IT training tutorials. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Chatterbooks Free

Lewisham Library 1 July 4pm to 5pm

Activity session and fun book discussion group for children 8-11

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Code Club Free

Lewisham Library 3 July 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-13 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 4 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 5 July 9.30AM to 11.30AM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 6 July 9.30AM to 11.30AM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 7 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 7 July 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Library staff will help you work through pre-prepared IT training tutorials. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Saturday Craft  Free

Lewisham Library 8 July 2pm to 3pm

Come along for our weekly craft club for children

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 8 July 2.30PM to 4.30PM

Free online course teaching you the basics of using computers and the internet. Library staff will help you work through pre-prepared IT training tutorials. Registration is essential: please visit the library to find out more.

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Code Club Free

Lewisham Library 10 July 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-13 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 11 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 14 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5

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Summer Reading Challenge Launch Day Treasure Hunt Free

Lewisham Library 15 July 10am to 4pm

Join the Reading Challenge and find the Animal Agents around the library

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Crime Reading Group Free

Lewisham Library 15 July 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join our Crime reading group in our monthly book discussion group. This month we are reading "This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash. Refreshments provided

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Saturday Craft Club Free

Lewisham Library 15 July 2pm to 3pm

Make your very own Agent ID card

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Code Club Free

Lewisham Library 17 July 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-13 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 18 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Animal Agents Craft Special Free

Lewisham Library 19 July 2pm to 3pm

Make your own stretchy bloodhound.

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Toddler Tales Animals Special with extra wild colouring Free

Lewisham Library 21 July 11.15AM to 12 noon

Join in with animal songs and stories – and then colour in Bernice the Bear!

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 21 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5

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Saturday Craft Club Free

Lewisham Library 22 July 2pm to 3pm

Make a Spy Squirrel with a fluffy tail

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Code Club Free

Lewisham Library 24 July 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-13 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 25 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Animal Agents Craft Special Free

Lewisham Library 26 July 2pm to 3pm

Make your own furry bear

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Toddler Tales Animals Special with extra wild colouring Free

Lewisham Library 28 July 11.15AM to 12 noon

Join in with animal songs and stories – and then colour in Slip and Slide the Snakes!

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 28 July 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5

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Saturday Craft Club Free

Lewisham Library 29 July 2pm to 3pm

Join us making origami chicken detectives

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 1 August 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Animal Agents Craft Special Free

Lewisham Library 2 August 2pm to 3pm

Make your own paper chain snake

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Dodger Dog comes to Lewisham Library Free

Lewisham Library 3 August 2.30PM to 3.30PM

Come and listen to author Karen Gee read one of her Dodger Dog stories, and meet the real Dodger!

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Chatterbooks Animal Agents Special Free

Lewisham Library 3 August 4pm to 5pm

Come and chat about animal books

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Toddler Tales Animals Special with extra wild colouring Free

Lewisham Library 4 August 11.15AM to 12 noon

Join in with animal songs and stories – and then colour in Bart the Bloodhound!

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Saturday Craft Club Cat Craft Special Free

Lewisham Library 5 August 2pm to 3pm

Meet a special guest from the Cat Protection League!

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 8 August 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Animal Agents Craft Special Free

Lewisham Library 9 August 2pm to 3pm

Make a rabbit secret agent mask

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Toddler Tales Animals Special with extra wild colouring Free

Lewisham Library 11 August 11.15AM to 12 noon

Join in with animal songs and stories – and then colour in Daisy the Rabbit!

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Saturday Craft Club Free

Lewisham Library 12 August 2pm to 3pm

We’re making paper plate hippo masks.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 15 August 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Animal Agents Craft Special Free

Lewisham Library 16 August 2pm to 3pm

Learn how to make your own secret spy decoder.

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Toddler Tales  Free

Lewisham Library 18 August 11.15AM to 12 noon

Animals special with extra wild colouring.

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Saturday craft club Free

Lewisham Library 19 August 2pm to 3pm

Make an owl spy mask.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 22 August 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Animal Agents craft special Free

Lewisham Library 23 August 2pm to 3pm

Make a recycled elephant.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 25 August 11.15AM to 12 noon

Animals special with extra wild colouring.

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Saturday craft club Free

Lewisham Library 26 August 2pm to 3pm

We’re making our own spy binoculars.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 29 August 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Animal Agents craft special Free

Lewisham Library 30 August 2pm to 3pm

Make a brave messenger pigeon.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 5 September 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 12 September 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 19 September 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 26 September 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 3 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 10 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 17 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 24 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 31 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 7 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 14 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 21 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 28 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 5 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 12 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 19 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 26 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 2 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 9 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 16 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 23 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 30 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 6 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 13 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 20 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 27 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 6 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 13 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 20 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 27 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 3 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 10 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 17 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 24 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 1 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 8 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 15 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 22 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 29 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 5 June 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 12 June 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 19 June 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Come along for our popular singing and rhyme session for children under 2

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Libraries to loan 4G tablets

Lewisham residents will be the first in London able to borrow tablet computers from libraries, thanks to a £50,000 award from City Hall.

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