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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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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 19 October 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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Black History Month Craft – Parliament Free

Lewisham Library 20 October 2pm to 3pm

Celebrate Baroness Amos the first Black female Cabinet minister and make Big Ben and Parliament

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Black History Month vocal lessons led by Claire B. Donzet Free

Lewisham Library 22 October 2pm to 4pm

Claire B Donzet. delivers vocal coaching and gospel musical singing training.

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Scratch Code Club for ages 7-10 Free

Lewisham Library 22 October 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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The Greastest Show - October Half Term Holiday Course (Bursaries Available!)

Baseline Youth Club  23 October - 26 October 9.30AM to 4.30PM

Come alive as we re-write the stars with our own circus full of a million dreams, inspired by the smash hit film The Greatest Showman, culminating in a performance in costume and make up to friends and family.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 23 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. Free, no need to book.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 23 October 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 23 October 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: Healthy eating and exercises to inspire you. Free

Lewisham Library 23 October 7pm to 8pm

Wanting to get healthy but struggling to know where to start? This lecture introduces you to the benefits of enjoying a healthy diet and the free resources out there to help get you on track, direct from our community nutritionist.

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Black History Month author visit – Tola Okogwu Free

Lewisham Library 25 October 10.30AM to 11.30AM

Join the children’s author of the 'Daddy Do My Hair' series doing signings as well as reading from her book and creating related craft.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 26 October 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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Black History Month – old time something come back again! Free

Lewisham Library 26 October 2pm to 3pm

Come join in with the fun, play a drum a shaker or bell, sing along listen to stories songs and music from the Caribbean with Winston Nzinga

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Black History Month craft session Free

Lewisham Library 27 October 2pm to 3pm

Celebrate Ian Wright, local footballing hero and make a football.

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Scratch Code Club for ages 7-10 Free

Lewisham Library 29 October 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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Black History Month – baby bounce special Free

Lewisham Library 30 October 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Black History Month special with themed stories.

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Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 30 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. Free, no need to book.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 30 October 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 30 October 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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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 2 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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Lewisham Library presents Jean-Paul Noel-Cephise Free

Lewisham Library 2 November 7pm to 8pm

Jean-Paul will be reading excerpts from his book '7 Deadly Dates'.

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Adult Reading Group  Free

Lewisham Library 3 November 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 9 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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Hear 2 Help Free

Lewisham Library 11 November 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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Scratch Code Club for ages 7-10 Free

Lewisham Library 12 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 13 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 13 November 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 13 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: Saving lives one cell at a time... Free

Lewisham Library 13 November 7pm to 8.30PM

Why is blood and stem cell donation so important? We talk to donors and recipients of stem cell donation for the human story behind it, as well as finding out more about a disease which depends on blood donation availability, sickle cell anaemia.

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Toddler Tales Free

Lewisham Library 16 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 19 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.

Address:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Free

Lewisham Library 20 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 20 November 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 20 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: Testing and screening – preventing the preventable Free

Lewisham Library 20 November 7pm to 8pm

If there is nothing wrong, why do we still need a check up? Dr Mowete takes us through the importance of taking part in screenings and the benefit it has for all of society.

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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.

Address:

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

Address:

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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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.

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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.

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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

Address:

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.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 11 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 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.

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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.

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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.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 18 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 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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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.

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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.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 25 December 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

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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.

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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.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 1 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

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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.

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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.

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Baby Bounce Free

Lewisham Library 8 January 11.15AM to 11.45AM

Nursery rhymes and mini stories for babes, toddlers and parents

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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