Welcome to Lambeth Libraries and Archives

Current services Current services

Current library services:


• Select & Collect book lending 

• Computer use

• Bookable study space

• Browsing (Brixton, Durning, West Norwood, Carnegie, Upper Norwood, Minet, Waterloo, South Lambeth and Clapham libraries only)


All are by appointment only, please contact your local library to arrange.


Library opening hours are:


• Brixton, Carnegie, Clapham, Durning, Minet, West Norwood

Monday to Saturday 11am to 4pm


• South Lambeth Monday 11am to 4pm, Wednesday 11am to 6pm, Thursday 11am to 8pm, Friday 11am to 4pm, Saturday 11am to 4pm


• Waterloo

Monday to Friday 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 4pm


• Upper Norwood

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 11am to 4pm


• Streatham Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 11am to 4pm


• Lambeth Archives is open but by appointment only. To arrange to visit us please ring 0207 926 6076 or e-mail archives@lambeth.gov.uk


Our online events programme continues with our Readers and Writers Festival with events for children and young people throughout the spring.

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Author: Khan, Rabina, author.
Author: Doherty, P. C., author.
Author: Delderfield, R. F. 1912-1972.
Author: Jacques, Brian.
Author: Dyer, Wayne W.
Author: Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916.
Author: Mahfuz, Najib, 1911-2006.