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Broad Green Library

Contact details

Telephone: 020 3700 1005
Address: 89 Canterbury Road, Croydon, CR0 3HH

Broad Green LibraryOpening hours

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

Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website.Accessibility

Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website.


  • 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 and computer classes
  • disabled access
  • black and white photocopier
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers
  • community information
  • homework help 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.)


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). Term time only.

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

Tamil English Reading Group

This group will meet every Friday  morning from 9:30am to 10:30am.  Everyone welcome to come and improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills.

Tuesday Computer Class

Every Tuesday from 10:00am to 11:00am.

Friday Computer Class

Every Friday from 9:15am-10:15am

Food waste bags

The food waste bags are now priced at £5.99 for 100.

You can now buy these from all Croydon Libraries.

Green waste bags

You can now buy these from all Croydon Libraries. We sell them for £1 each.

Our display boards are available for use free of charge to advertise your club or society.