Coulsdon Library will be closed for essential refurbishment from Monday 22 February at 9.00am and will reopen on Monday 7 March at 9.00am.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. All other Croydon Libraries are open as advertised.
Please note you can renew and reserve items online and gain access to the online resources here.
Telephone: 020 3700 1007
Address: Brighton Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2NH
- Monday: 9am - 6pm
- Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
- Wednesday: Closed
- Thursday: 9:30am - 6pm
- Friday: 9am - 7pm
- Saturday: 9am - 5pm
- Sunday: Closed
- books and DVDs for reference and loan
- children's library
- enquiry service
- WiFi internet access
- free access to PCs including the internet and a scanner
- colour photocopier
- newspapers and periodicals
- community information
- reading group - see below
- 10 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
We run the following free drop-in events for young children:
- Bookstart Rhymetime: Tuesdays 10am - 10:30am (Under 5s)
- Book Buddies: Tuesdays 4pm - 4:45pm (5-7 year olds)
- Wiggle and Jiggle: Tuesdays 11am - 11:30am (Under 5s)
- Craftytime: Fridays 3.45pm - 4.30pm (5-7 year olds)
- Rock and Rhyme: Saturdays 10am - 10.30am (Under 5s)
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.
Coulsdon Library / Community Reading Group for adults, meets every fourth Thursday in the month at 7pm at the Comrades Club, Brighton Road, Coulsdon (opposite the library). For further details please contact the library.
Knit & Stitch
Bring your latest knitting or sewing project along to our knit & stitch group - meeting fortnightly on a Monday 10:30am - 12:00noon. Please check the events calendar or enquire for specific dates.
Ancestry Taster sessions
Are you interested in discovering more about your ancestors by taking a journey into your past to build your family tree? If so you may like to learn how to use ancestry. Taster sessions will be held on Thursdays at 11am - Midday, to book a session please contact Coulsdon Library.
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.