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Sanderstead Library

Contact details

Telephone: 020 3700 1015
Address: Farm Fields, South Croydon , CR2 0HL

Sanderstead LibraryOpening hours

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am-6pm
  • Thursday: CLOSED
  • Friday: 9am-6pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED


Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website.Accessibility

​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
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • community information
  • reading groups-including a group for parents and carers-see below


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 during school term times:

  • Bookstart Rhymetime: Wednesdays 10am -10:30am (babies and toddlers)
  • Wiggle and Jiggle: Wednesdays 11am -11:30am (babies and toddlers)
  • Storytime: Fridays 3.30pm - 4.00pm (two and a half years onwards)

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.

Reading group

  • Adult reading group meets on the third Tuesday of month from 4:30pm - 5:30pm.

Knitting Group

  • Knit and Natter every first and third Friday of the month from 2pm - 4pm. Bring your knitting, crochet, embroidery or other craft projects and work with like minded people. Refreshments provided.

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.