Joining the library is simple and free. You don’t even need to live in Lewisham. If you're under 16 you'll need a parent or guardian to sign as well.
With your library card you can:
Your library card gives you free access, from anywhere and at any time, to a wealth of online encyclopaedias, dictionaries, news stories and other reference tools.
All Lewisham's libraries have computers you can use for free.
You can also bring your laptop along and use our free wi-fi at all of our libraries.
Manor House, Downham and Forest Hill libraries all have 52" screens with surround sound. Contact them to find out more about public screenings of great films and our popular sing-along nights
There’s lots going on at Downham Library – from street dance to fashion design. You can sharpen up your soccer skills, write and record your own ring tone, even make a film.
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