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
- 2. Education, learning, skills and advice
- 3. Festival calendar
- 4. Reading groups
- 5. Under 5s sessions
1. Children and teens
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.
Every Monday (term time) 1.30pm to 2.15pm Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
LGBT History Month
World Book Day and International Women's Day
Readers and Writers Festival
July to September
Summer Reading Challenge
Lambeth Heritage Festival
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
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.
Contact email@example.com for an invite.
9.30am to 10.15am
Contact BrixtonLendingLibrary@lambeth.gov.uk for an invite.
Every Wednesday 10.30am to 11.30am
Book Review Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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