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Blue Anchor Library (Southwark)


They offer a wide variety of services, including:

  • Browsing the library – Come into the library to browse books and other items you would like to borrow.
  • Ordering books, DVDs and CDs – Search the catalogue and place reservations for collection.
  • Mystery book bags – Choose the genre or subject you want to read and see what you get, from children’s stories, adult romance, mysteries and more.
  • Public PCs and wifi – You’ll need your library card number to use a PC or the wifi.
  • Study spaces
  • Events – Some Southwark Library events are taking place online while others are happening in-person in outside spaces. See What’s On in the online listings or ask in the library.
  • eLibrary – Your library card gives you access to a wide range of online services including film streaming, eBooks and eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers and a wide range of eResources for topics from family history to citizenship and driving theory tests.
  • Home Library Service – If you’re unable to access the library the Home Library Service may be able to assist you. Please contact us on 020 7525 7493 or email [email protected].

Contact Details

020 7525 2000

[email protected]


Blue Anchor Library, Market Place, Southwark Park Road, London SE16 3UQ

Other Info

Opening times:
Mon Tues Thurs 9am - 7pm, Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 9am - 5pm. Wed & Sun closed.

Most services free

Disabled Access:
Wheelchair access and a disabled toilet.

Tube: Bermondsey. Buses: 1, P12, 381.

Other information:
Run by Southwark Council.

Last updated:
27th July 2023

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