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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.

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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The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles

Lewisham Library  19 October - all day

An exhibition of photographs telling the stories of black people living and working in Britain during the decades following the birth of photography in 1839.

 Free Council
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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 19 October 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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The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles  Free Council

Lewisham Library 20 October - all day

An exhibition of photographs telling the stories of black people living and working in Britain during the decades following the birth of photography in 1839.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 20 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

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The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles  Free Council

Lewisham Library 21 October - all day

An exhibition of photographs telling the stories of black people living and working in Britain during the decades following the birth of photography in 1839.

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Crime Reading Group Free

Lewisham Library 21 October 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join our Crime reading group in our monthly book discussion group. This month we are reading "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn. Refreshments provided

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The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles  Free Council

Lewisham Library 22 October - all day

An exhibition of photographs telling the stories of black people living and working in Britain during the decades following the birth of photography in 1839.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 23 October 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 23 October 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 24 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 24 October 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 24 October 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Health Lectures- Hair Loss Free

Lewisham Library 24 October 7pm to 8pm

Trichologist Eleanore Richardson, specialist in Afro hair conditions, will be discussing the key causes of hair loss and what can be done to treat and prevent it. More health topics to come every 2 weeks!

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 25 October 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 26 October 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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Storytelling session  Free Council

Lewisham Library 26 October 11.15AM to 12 noon

Storytelling session of a young girl’s adventures through Africa lead by children’s authors Rebecca Darko and Rutendo Muzambi.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 27 October 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 30 October 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 30 October 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 31 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Join us for our regular Baby Bounce session for parents/carers and children under 2 for songs and rhymes

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 31 October 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 31 October 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 1 November 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 2 November 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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Chatterbooks Free

Lewisham Library 2 November 4pm to 5pm

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

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 3 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

Address:

Adult Reading Group Free

Lewisham Library 4 November 10.30AM to 12 noon

Come and join in our monthly Reading group and discuss a new book each month.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 6 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 6 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 7 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

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 7 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 7 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 8 November 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 9 November 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 10 November 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 13 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 13 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 14 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

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 14 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 14 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 15 November 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 16 November 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 17 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

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Crime Reading Group Free

Lewisham Library 18 November 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join our Crime reading group in our monthly book discussion group. This month we are reading "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn. Refreshments provided

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 20 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 20 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 21 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

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 21 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 21 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 22 November 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 23 November 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 24 November 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 27 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 27 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

Address:

Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 28 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

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 28 November 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 28 November 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 29 November 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 30 November 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 1 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

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Adult Reading Group Free

Lewisham Library 2 December 10.30AM to 12 noon

Come and join in our monthly Reading group and discuss a new book each month.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 4 December 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 4 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 5 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

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 5 December 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 5 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 6 December 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 7 December 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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Chatterbooks Free

Lewisham Library 7 December 4pm to 5pm

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

Address:

Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 8 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 11 December 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 11 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 12 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

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 12 December 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 12 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 13 December 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 14 December 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 15 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

Address:

Crime Reading Group Free

Lewisham Library 16 December 10.30AM to 12 noon

Join our Crime reading group in our monthly book discussion group. This month we are reading "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn. Refreshments provided

Address:

Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 18 December 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 18 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 19 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

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 19 December 4.30PM to 6.30PM

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 HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 19 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Learn My Way IT support session Free

Lewisham Library 20 December 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 21 December 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 22 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

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Code Club- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 25 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Code club HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 26 December 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 29 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

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

Address:

Code Club- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 1 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Code club HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 2 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Adult Reading Group Free

Lewisham Library 6 January 10.30AM to 12 noon

Come and join in our monthly Reading group and discuss a new book each month.

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Code Club- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 8 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Code club HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 9 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Code Club- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 15 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Code club HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 16 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Code Club- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 22 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Code club HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 23 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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Code Club- SCRATCH Free

Lewisham Library 29 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to code your own computer game or website! Ages 8-11 yrs old.

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Code club HTML/CSS Free

Lewisham Library 30 January 5.30PM to 6.30PM

Learn to build and design your own website and animations.

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