West Norwood Library
West Norwood library is situated next to the main gate of West Norwood cemetery. It offers books, DVDs and CDs for loan, a reference and information service, and free use of computers for Internet, email and word-processing.
The library also holds a small collection of books in French, German, Hindi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish and Urdu.
We also have online resources and services for you to use. along with Job hunting and Choice-based Lettings drop-in sessions.
West Norwood Library has moved
We are delighted to announce that the library service in West Norwood moved into the Old Library on Knight's Hill from 1 March. See our news story for more information.
April/May 2013 closure
Following recent refurbishment at the Old Library, please note that there may be ongoing decorative works being carried out from 8 May, and may result in possible minor disruption to services.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Nearest alternative libraries are:
Brixton Library, Brixton Oval, SW2 1JQ
Telephone: 020 7926 1058
Monday 1 – 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 8pm, Wednesday and Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm, Sunday 12 – 5pm
Streatham Library, 63 Streatham High Road, SW16 2PN
Telephone: 020 7926 6768
Monday 1 – 8pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am 8pm, Thursday and Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm, Sunday 12 – 5pm
Upper Norwood Joint Library, 39 Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ
Telephone: 020 8670 2551
Monday closed, Tuesday 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 7pm, Wednesday closed, Thursday 9am – 1pm & 2pm – 7pm,
Friday closed, Saturday 9am – 5pm
Please note that separate membership is required.
May 2013 Bank Holiday
West Norwood Library will close on Monday 27 May 2013 (Spring Bank Holiday)
- Monday - 10am to 6pm
- Tuesday - Closed
- Wednesday - 10am to 8pm
- Thursday - 10am to 1pm
- Friday - 10am to 12.30pm
- Saturday - 10am to 5pm
- Sunday - Closed
How to find us
14 - 16 Knights Hill
Tel: 020 7926 8092
Rail: West Norwood
Buses: 2, 68, 196, 315, 322, 432, 468, X68
Find out about the book groups at West Norwood Library.
Access for people with disabilities
- Wheelchair access: the library is on street level. Ramped access
- Registered assistance dogs welcome
There is no Induction Loop.
Come along to West Norwood Library and find out more.