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Canada Water Library (Southwark)


Books, talking books, CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays to borrow.  Also free eBooks, eAudiobooks, eNewspapers and eMagazines.

Study spaces and photocopying facilities, free internet access and free WiFi.

Weekly and monthly activities for Children and Adults.  Includes Beginners’ courses on Word, Excel & Powerpoint, starting with Computers, Email and Internet.  Help with job hunting online. Creative writing and book groups. For children, there are Baby and Toddler sessions as well as CoderDojo, coding classes (see Coderdojo website to book).

Culture cafe on site and theatre, music, comedy and dance in the Canada Water Theatre.



Contact Details




Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7AR

Other Info

Opening times:
Ground floor lobby including Culture cafe, internet, book returns and quick choice selections: Mon 8am to 8pm, Tues 8am to 8pm, Wed 8am to 8pm, Thurs 8am to 8pm, Fri 8am to 8pm, Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 4pm Main library: Mon 9am to 8pm, Tues 9am to 8pm, Wed 9am to 8pm, Thurs 9am to 8pm, Fri 9am to 8pm, Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 12noon to 4pm

Most services free.

Disabled Access:
Disabled parking Lifts and disabled toilets Access to Dolphin Supernova software

Tube: Canada Water or Surrey Quays. Train: South Bermondsey. Buses: 1, 47, 188, 199, 225, 381, C10, P12

Other information:
Run by Southwark Council

Last updated:
7th May 2020