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Downham Library

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.

Contact

Downham Library
Downham Library
7 9 Moorside Road
Bromley
Br1 5ep
Tel:
020 8314 9705

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Opening hours:
Monday​ 9am–10pm​ 
Tuesday​ 9am–10pm​ 
Wednesday​ 9am–10pm​ 
Thursday​ 9am–10pm​ 
Friday​ 9am–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

Our eLibrary is always open!

Events

Select a date from the calendar. 

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 18 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 19 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 20 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Under 5's Free

Downham Library 20 December 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.

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Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 20 December 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 21 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 21 December 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us with your babies for songs, rhymes and stories. For ages 0-3, no need to book.

Address:

Chess Club Free

Downham Library 21 December 4.30PM to 6pm

NEW Chess club in the downstairs library suitable for beginners to advanced players. Chess sets and instruction will be provided. For ages 6+. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 22 December 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 22 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Craft Club Free

Downham Library 23 December 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create a new fun craft every week. For ages 5-12, no need to book.

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Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 23 December 12.30PM to 2.30PM

From children's classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

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Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 23 December 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Film Showing Free

Downham Library 24 December 1pm to 3pm

From classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings for adults in the upstairs library meeting room.

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Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 24 December 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 25 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 26 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 27 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Under 5's Free

Downham Library 27 December 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 27 December 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.

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Christmas Holiday Family Film Free

Downham Library 27 December 12.30PM to 2.30PM

Come along and enjoy a free classic family film. No need to book.

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Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 28 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Comics Workshop - Myths and Legends Free

Downham Library 28 December 2pm to 3.15PM

Learn to draw a comic book creature step-by-step, then take inspiration from graphic novels to create your own mythical characters and comic strips. For ages 7-12. Held in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 28 December 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us with your babies for songs, rhymes and stories. For ages 0-3, no need to book.

Address:

Chess Club Free

Downham Library 28 December 4.30PM to 6pm

NEW Chess club in the downstairs library suitable for beginners to advanced players. Chess sets and instruction will be provided. For ages 6+. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 29 December 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 29 December 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Karen Gee and Dodger Dog Story Telling Event  Free

Downham Library 29 December 2pm to 3pm

Back by popular demand! Meet Karen Gee and her rescue dog, Dodger. Find out about rescue dogs and hear Dodger's story. There's also a chance to buy signed copies of Karen's 'Dodger Dog' picture books. No need to book.

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Craft Club Free

Downham Library 30 December 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create a new fun craft every week. For ages 5-12, no need to book.

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Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 30 December 12.30PM to 2.30PM

From children's classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 30 December 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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Origami Workshop Free

Downham Library 31 December 11am to 12 noon

Learn the art of origami with a fun project to create. For ages 6-11. Free, no need to book.

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Film Showing Free

Downham Library 31 December 1pm to 3pm

From classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings for adults in the upstairs library meeting room.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 31 December 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 1 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 2 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 3 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Under 5's Free

Downham Library 3 January 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 3 January 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 4 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 4 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us with your babies for songs, rhymes and stories. For ages 0-3, no need to book.

Address:

Chess Club Free

Downham Library 4 January 4.30PM to 6pm

NEW Chess club in the downstairs library suitable for beginners to advanced players. Chess sets and instruction will be provided. For ages 6+. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 5 January 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 5 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Craft Club Free

Downham Library 6 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create a new fun craft every week. For ages 5-12, no need to book.

Address:

Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 6 January 12.30PM to 2.30PM

From children's classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 6 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Film Showing Free

Downham Library 7 January 1pm to 3pm

From classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings for adults in the upstairs library meeting room.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 7 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 8 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 9 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 10 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Under 5's Free

Downham Library 10 January 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 10 January 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 11 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 11 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us with your babies for songs, rhymes and stories. For ages 0-3, no need to book.

Address:

Chess Club Free

Downham Library 11 January 4.30PM to 6pm

NEW Chess club in the downstairs library suitable for beginners to advanced players. Chess sets and instruction will be provided. For ages 6+. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 12 January 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 12 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Craft Club Free

Downham Library 13 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create a new fun craft every week. For ages 5-12, no need to book.

Address:

Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 13 January 12.30PM to 2.30PM

From children's classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 13 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Film Showing Free

Downham Library 14 January 1pm to 3pm

From classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings for adults in the upstairs library meeting room.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 14 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 15 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 16 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 17 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Under 5's Free

Downham Library 17 January 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 17 January 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 18 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 18 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us with your babies for songs, rhymes and stories. For ages 0-3, no need to book.

Address:

Chess Club Free

Downham Library 18 January 4.30PM to 6pm

NEW Chess club in the downstairs library suitable for beginners to advanced players. Chess sets and instruction will be provided. For ages 6+. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 19 January 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 19 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Craft Club Free

Downham Library 20 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create a new fun craft every week. For ages 5-12, no need to book.

Address:

Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 20 January 12.30PM to 2.30PM

From children's classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 20 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Film Showing Free

Downham Library 21 January 1pm to 3pm

From classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings for adults in the upstairs library meeting room.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 21 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 22 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 23 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 24 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Under 5's Free

Downham Library 24 January 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 24 January 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 25 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Downham Library 25 January 2pm to 2.30PM

Join us with your babies for songs, rhymes and stories. For ages 0-3, no need to book.

Address:

Chess Club Free

Downham Library 25 January 4.30PM to 6pm

NEW Chess club in the downstairs library suitable for beginners to advanced players. Chess sets and instruction will be provided. For ages 6+. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 26 January 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 26 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Craft Club Free

Downham Library 27 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create a new fun craft every week. For ages 5-12, no need to book.

Address:

Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 27 January 12.30PM to 2.30PM

From children's classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 27 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Film Showing Free

Downham Library 28 January 1pm to 3pm

From classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings for adults in the upstairs library meeting room.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way Free

Downham Library 28 January 1.30PM to 3.30PM

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 29 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 30 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 31 January 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Address:

Under 5's Free

Downham Library 31 January 10am to 10.30AM

Join us for songs, rhymes, actions and stories for ages 5 and under. Free, no need to book.

Address:

Colouring Club Free

Downham Library 31 January 10.30AM to 11am

A fun colouring in session.

Address:

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 1 February 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

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