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New Addington Library

Contact details

Telephone: 020 3700 1009
Address: New Addington Centre, 61 Central Parade, New Addington, CR0 0JD

New Addington Library

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am - 6pm
  • Friday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • SundayClosed

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​Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website.


  • books, CDs, and DVDs for reference and loan
  • children's library
  • enquiry service
  • WiFi internet accessWiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access
  • colour photocopier
  • books in community languages
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • homework help club - see below
  • Chatterbooks - see below under children's events
  • social groups
  • 8 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:

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

  • Rhymetime Song session: Join us every Wednesday morning from 11-11:30am for songs, nursery rhymes and stories for babies and toddlers and their parents/carers.
  • Storytime-join us every Thursday for stories from 11-11:30
  • Rock& Rhyme: Every Saturday 11-11.30am - Rock along to songs and rhymes sung by friendly library staff.
  • The Club starting 7th March 2017. First Tuesday of the month 4-5pm. Different themes each month with puzzles and crafts and competitions.

Further one-off and seasonal 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

Need help with your homework or project? Do drop in if you are aged between 9 and 16 we have:

  • Homework helpers
  • Books to borrow
  • PCs
  • Supervised internet access
  • Study space
  • Free photocopying and print-outs during the club

Operating Hours | Term Time Only

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 - 5:45pm
  • Every Saturday 2:00 - 4:45pm

Knit and Stitch

Come and join our Knit and Stitch Group for knitting and sewing every Monday from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

The Ad Lib Club - A Social Group for the over 60s.

First Friday of every month 2.00pm - 3:30pm with invited speakers, tea and biscuits.

IT Taster Sessions

For further information and to book a session please contact New Addington 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.