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Sydenham community library service

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.

Community library services for Sydenham are being hosted by Eco Communities.

Contact

Sydenham community library service
Sydenham Library
Sydenham Road
Se26 5se
Tel:
020 8778 1753

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Opening hours:
Monday​ 9.30am-5pm​ 
Tuesday​ 9.30am-7pm​ 
Wednesday​ closed​ 
Thursday​ 9.30am-7pm​ 
Friday​ closed​ 
Saturday​ 9.30am-5pm​ 
Sunday​ closed 

​Our eLibrary is always open!

Events

Select a date from the calendar. 

Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 26 June 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 27 June 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 27 June 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 27 June 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 28 June 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 3 July 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 4 July 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 4 July 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 4 July 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 5 July 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 10 July 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 11 July 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 11 July 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 11 July 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 12 July 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Film: West Side Story

Upstairs at The Sydenham Centre (formerly The Naborhood Centre), 44a Sydenham Road, SE26 5QX 13 July 8pm to 11pm

West Side Story burst onto Broadway in 1957 and we are joining in the 60 year anniversary with this film version screening.

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Marinade of the Ancient Rhymers Free

Sydenham community library service 15 July 2pm to 4pm

Featuring two hours of fun with erudition, tea and cakes.

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Marinade of the Ancient Rhymers Free

Sydenham community library service 15 July 2pm to 4pm

Join the Wash House Poets of yore, starring in a snappy review of irreverence, silliness and quasi political tap dancing.

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Film Screening: Paddington Bear

Sydenham community library service 16 July  12 noon to 1pm

This special fundraiser for Sydenham Community Library will see Paddington Bear himself visiting during the interval!

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Summer & Sydenham Festival - Film: Paddingon Bear

Sydenham Community Library 16 July 3pm to 5.15PM

A special fundraiser, Paddington is the most successful UK children's film of recent years. Paddington will be available to meet his fans during the interval!

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 17 July 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 18 July 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 18 July 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 18 July 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 19 July 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 24 July 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 25 July 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 25 July 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 25 July 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 26 July 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 31 July 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 1 August 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 1 August 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 1 August 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 2 August 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 7 August 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 8 August 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 8 August 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 8 August 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 9 August 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 14 August 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 15 August 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 15 August 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 15 August 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 16 August 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 21 August 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 22 August 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 22 August 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 22 August 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 23 August 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 28 August 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 29 August 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 29 August 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 29 August 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 30 August 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 4 September 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 5 September 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 5 September 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 5 September 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 6 September 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 11 September 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 12 September 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 12 September 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 12 September 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 13 September 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 18 September 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 19 September 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 19 September 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 19 September 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

Address:

Parent support

Sydenham community library service 20 September 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 25 September 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 26 September 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 26 September 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 26 September 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

Address:

Parent support

Sydenham community library service 27 September 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

Address:

Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 2 October 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 3 October 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 3 October 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 3 October 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 4 October 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 9 October 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 10 October 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 10 October 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 10 October 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

Address:

Parent support

Sydenham community library service 11 October 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

Address:

Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 16 October 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 17 October 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 17 October 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 17 October 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

Address:

Parent support

Sydenham community library service 18 October 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

Address:

Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 23 October 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

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Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 24 October 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 24 October 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 24 October 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

Address:

Parent support

Sydenham community library service 25 October 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

Address:

Bridge Club

Sydenham community library service 30 October 6.45PM to 10.15PM

Bridge club for players with experience.

Address:

Baby bounce

Sydenham community library service 31 October 10am to 11am

Baby bounce and rhyme time

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Seated exercises

Sydenham community library service 31 October 11am to 12 noon

Exercises sitting down.

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Children’s creative book club

Sydenham community library service 31 October 3.30PM to 5pm

Book club for 5–11 years

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Parent support

Sydenham community library service 1 November 4.30PM to 8.30PM

Parent support group counselling service.

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