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Camberwell Library (Southwark)


Camberwell Library offer:

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.

Public PCs and wifi – You’ll need your library card number to use a PC or the wifi.

Study spaces

Meeting rooms for hire

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.

Contact Details

020 7525 2000

[email protected]


Camberwell Library, 48 Camberwell Green, Camberwell, London SE5 7AL

Other Info

Opening times:
Monday to Friday - 9am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday Closed

Most services free.

Disabled Access:
Wheelchair access to both floors. Disabled toilets. Access to Dolphin Supernova software.

Train/overground: Denmark Hill. Walk down the hill to Camberwell Green. Buses: 12, 35, 40, 42, 45, 171, 176, 185, 436, 36, 345, 484.

Other information:
Run by Southwark Council.

Last updated:
5th January 2022

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