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Broad Green Library

From 1 July 2014 this library will be open all day on Mondays (9.30am-6pm); Tuesdays (9am-6pm) and Fridays (9am-7pm)

Contact details

Telephone: 020 3700 1005
Address: 89 Canterbury Road, Croydon, CR0 3HH
Email: croydon.broadgreenlibrary@carillionservices.co.uk

Broad Green LibraryOpening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am - 6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
  • WednesdayClosed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 9am - 7pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Services

  • books, audio books and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • enquiry service
  • local history material
  • WiFi internet accessWiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access
  • disabled access
  • black and white photocopier
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers
  • community information
  • homework help club - see below
  • social club - see below
  • 6 study spaces (Access to quiet study space in branch libraries is subject to availability and may be affected by events taking place in the library at the time. Please contact the library for details.)

Events

A full list of library events can be found in our Events Calendar.

Children's events

We run the following free drop-in events for young children:

  • Bookstart Rhymetime: Fridays 10:30am-11am (babies - five years)
  • Rock and Rhyme: Saturdays 11am -11.30am (pre-school children)
  • Arty Crafty Computers: drop-in sessions on Monday 10.30am-12noon (under fives and their parents/carers). Not during school Summer Holidays.

Further library events can be found in our events calendar. You can also see events for children and adults that are taking place in the community.

Homework help club

Our specially trained helpers offer young people aged 9-16 support with homework assignments. Students benefit from space to study, access to a wide selection of books, word processing and supervised internet access.

The club is free and young people can drop in as and when they please.

Opening hours:

  • School term time: Monday, Tuesday and Friday 3:30pm -5:30 pm, Saturday 2pm -5 pm
  • Half-term and Easter holidays: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 2pm -5pm
  • Summer and Christmas holidays: closed

Social club for older people

We meet every Monday from 10am-12 noon. Meetings are arranged by members themselves. Come along for a chat and a cup of tea.

Tamil Reading Group

Starting from Monday 14 January 2013, this group will meet every Monday morning.  Everyone welcome to come and improve their English reading and writing skills.

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