A list of online events that libraries host.

Unless stated otherwise, these events are free to attend.

We hold special one off events and festivals throughout the year, visit the events page for more information.

Sections in this guide (click title to view)

1. Children and teens

Homework Club

Homework clubs provides out of school support for primary school aged children.

Ask a Librarian - Homework Club
Mondays - Friday (term time only) 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Code Club for Kids (Virtual)

Kids age 9 to 11 can learn to code, creating their own animation and games. Check with local branch for availability.

Virtual Code Club
Join Abby and Ana on Sunday. Contact ARodriguezPanadero@lambeth.gov.uk for meeting ID and details (we have limited space) Every Sunday (term time only) 3pm

2. Education, learning, skills and advice

English Conversation Classes

English conversations classes provide an informal space to practice spoken English with a small group of people.

Conversation Cafe'
Every Monday (term time) 1.30pm to 2.15pm Contact durninglibrary@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite

Aulas de Ingles (Virtual)

Aulas de Ingles
For Spanish speakers learning English
Saturday 10.30am to 12.30pm
Contacta a RChakraborty@lambeth.gov.uk para una invitación

3. Festival calendar

We celebrate the following festivals throughout the year with a calender of events. For details, visit the events page.

February
LGBT History Month

March
World Book Day and International Women's Day

April
CityRead

May
Readers and Writers Festival

July to September
Summer Reading Challenge

September
Lambeth Heritage Festival

October
Black History Month

4. Reading groups

For book reviews and information on how to set up your own reading group, visit the Lambeth Reading Group Blog:

Virtual Reading Groups

Brixton Central Library reading group (virtual)
Meets first Tuesday of each month Contact AOBrien@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite. 6.30pm

Brixton Chick Lit reading Group (Virtal)
Contact MAyoola@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite. Meets Third Thursday of the Month
7pm

Clapham Library reading group
Contact EEMacrae@lambeth.gov.uk or ALech@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
Meets last Thursday of each month 7pm to 8.30pm

Durning Library reading group Contact EEMacrae@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
Meets last Wednesday of each month 1pm

Radical Readers Reading Group
Contact RCashman@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite. Meets second Friday of each month at Brixton Library 7pm to 8pm

South Lambeth Library reading group Contact CTownend2@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite
Meets first Monday of each month
4pm to 5pm

Streatham Library reading group Contact PEdole@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
Meets first Wednesday of each month 7pm to 8.30pm

Waterloo Library Reading Group Contact MGiadla@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
Meets third Wednesday of each month 6 to 7.30pm

West Norwood Library reading group Contact MBroadribb@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite
Meets last Tuesday of each month 6pm

Genre Reading Groups

West Norwood Crime Group – Crime scene Contact BJohn@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
First Friday of each month 6.30pm

Clapham Library Crime Reading Group
Contact ClaphamLibrary@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite. 3rd Wednesday of the month 7pm to 8pm

Book at Breakfast - Coffee Morning (Virtual)

These weekly sessions are a different kind of reading group. There's no need to have read a book before each session, just come along and read aloud something different each week.

Coffee Morning
Contact eemacrae@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
Every Wednesday
9.30am to 10.15am

Brixton Library Contact BrixtonLendingLibrary@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
Every Wednesday 10.30am to 11.30am

Book Review Contact westnorwoodlibrary@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite. Once a week w/ Lucie- Instagram

5. Under 5s sessions

Wriggle and Rhyme

Join our librarians for songs, stories and rhymes for the under 5s. Watch live and recorded sessions everyday at Facebook/Lambeth Libraries excluding bank holidays!

Wriggle and Rhyme
Monday to Friday 10.30am to 11am

French Wriggle and Rhyme Hosted live on Lamlibs Facebook Every Mondays 10.30am

Wriggle and Rhyme Grown Up Natter Time Every Friday 11am - 11.30am Contact TFellows@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.

Spanish Storytime Every Friday Hosted on Lamlibs Instagram 12.30pm