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On this page you can find out the opening times and contact details for Lewisham Library. You can also see what events are happening there.

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Contact

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

Email:

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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Everything you need to know about prostate cancer  Free

Lewisham Library 21 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Orchid is giving an in dept awareness talk about prostate cancer

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 23 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

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Scratch Code Club for ages 7-10 Free

Lewisham Library 26 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your exisitng skills using Scratch at our coding club for 7-12 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 27 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 27 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

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HTML/CSS code club for 8–11-year-olds Free

Lewisham Library 27 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your existing skills at our coding club for 8-11 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free

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Health Talk: Mental Health – How to be a man? Free

Lewisham Library 27 November 7pm to 8pm

Pressure to "be the man" is harming the mental health of Lewisham's men. Find out how and what we can all do to encourage change.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 30 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

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Adult Reading Group  Free

Lewisham Library 1 December 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join library staff as we discuss our next read. September's title is "The Child" by Fiona Barton. Come and pick up a copy and join us. Refreshments provided. Free, no need to book. For more information, please contact us.

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Scratch Code Club for ages 7-10 Free

Lewisham Library 3 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your exisitng skills using Scratch at our coding club for 7-12 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 4 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 4 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

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HTML/CSS code club for 8–11-year-olds Free

Lewisham Library 4 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your existing skills at our coding club for 8-11 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free

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Health Talk: Lung Cancer Free

Lewisham Library 4 December 7pm to 8pm

Lung Cancer is one of the leading forms of cancer in Lewisham, join us at Lewisham Library to find out why this is and what treatment is currently availble for those diagnosed. Free refreshments in partnership with FareShare.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 7 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Scratch Code Club for ages 7-10 Free

Lewisham Library 10 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your exisitng skills using Scratch at our coding club for 7-12 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free.

Address:

Hear 2 Help Free

Lewisham Library 11 December 10.30AM to 12 noon

Drop in clinic for anyone concerned about their hearing or currently dealing with hearing loss. We offer Hearing Aid Support, Maintenance, Plus advice and information

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 11 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 11 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

HTML/CSS code club for 8–11-year-olds Free

Lewisham Library 11 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your existing skills at our coding club for 8-11 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free

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Health Talk: Anti-biotics aren't the only answer Free

Lewisham Library 11 December 7pm to 8pm

Our demand for a pill to solve our problems continues, but what if overmedicating is causing more harm than good? This lecture discusses the ever damaging effect of anti-biotic resistance and highlights other places where medication help is at hand.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 14 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Scratch Code Club for ages 7-10 Free

Lewisham Library 17 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your exisitng skills using Scratch at our coding club for 7-12 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 18 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 18 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

HTML/CSS code club for 8–11-year-olds Free

Lewisham Library 18 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code or develop your existing skills at our coding club for 8-11 year olds on the 1st floor. Please email lewishamlibrary@lewisham.gov.uk to book spaces for the autumn term. Free

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Health Talk: Diabetes, on the clinical frontline... Free

Lewisham Library 18 December 7pm to 8pm

Diabetes therapy and intervention saves lives every year. We talk to Dr Gostling who reports from the frontline what that therapy looks like and what challenges he faces as a practitioner. Free refreshments provided in partnership with FareShare.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 21 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 25 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 25 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 28 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 1 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 1 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 4 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Adult Reading Group  Free

Lewisham Library 5 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join library staff as we discuss our next read. September's title is "The Child" by Fiona Barton. Come and pick up a copy and join us. Refreshments provided. Free, no need to book. For more information, please contact us.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 8 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 8 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Hear 2 Help Free

Lewisham Library 11 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Drop in clinic for anyone concerned about their hearing or currently dealing with hearing loss. We offer Hearing Aid Support, Maintenance, Plus advice and information

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 11 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 15 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 15 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 18 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 22 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 22 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 25 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 29 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 29 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 1 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Adult Reading Group  Free

Lewisham Library 2 February 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join library staff as we discuss our next read. September's title is "The Child" by Fiona Barton. Come and pick up a copy and join us. Refreshments provided. Free, no need to book. For more information, please contact us.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 5 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 5 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 8 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Hear 2 Help Free

Lewisham Library 11 February 10.30AM to 12 noon

Drop in clinic for anyone concerned about their hearing or currently dealing with hearing loss. We offer Hearing Aid Support, Maintenance, Plus advice and information

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 12 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 12 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 15 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 19 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 19 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 22 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 26 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 26 February 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 1 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Adult Reading Group  Free

Lewisham Library 2 March 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join library staff as we discuss our next read. September's title is "The Child" by Fiona Barton. Come and pick up a copy and join us. Refreshments provided. Free, no need to book. For more information, please contact us.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 5 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 5 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 8 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Hear 2 Help Free

Lewisham Library 11 March 10.30AM to 12 noon

Drop in clinic for anyone concerned about their hearing or currently dealing with hearing loss. We offer Hearing Aid Support, Maintenance, Plus advice and information

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 12 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 12 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 15 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 19 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 19 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 22 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 26 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 26 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 29 March 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 2 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 2 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 5 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Adult Reading Group  Free

Lewisham Library 6 April 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join library staff as we discuss our next read. September's title is "The Child" by Fiona Barton. Come and pick up a copy and join us. Refreshments provided. Free, no need to book. For more information, please contact us.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 9 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 9 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Hear 2 Help Free

Lewisham Library 11 April 10.30AM to 12 noon

Drop in clinic for anyone concerned about their hearing or currently dealing with hearing loss. We offer Hearing Aid Support, Maintenance, Plus advice and information

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 12 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 16 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 16 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 19 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 23 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 23 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 26 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 30 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 30 April 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 3 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Adult Reading Group  Free

Lewisham Library 4 May 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join library staff as we discuss our next read. September's title is "The Child" by Fiona Barton. Come and pick up a copy and join us. Refreshments provided. Free, no need to book. For more information, please contact us.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 7 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 7 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 10 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join library staff for our weekly storytime and rhyme session for children under 5. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Hear 2 Help Free

Lewisham Library 11 May 10.30AM to 12 noon

Drop in clinic for anyone concerned about their hearing or currently dealing with hearing loss. We offer Hearing Aid Support, Maintenance, Plus advice and information

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 14 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 14 May 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

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