Streatham Library

Streatham Library is a Grade II listed building. The library’s Mark Bennett hall is available for hire. 

A picture of Streatham library



63 Streatham High Road
London SW16 1PN
United Kingdom



FacilityFacility notes
Large print keyboard 
Screen magnifier and screen readerSupernova, Thunder
Various formatsLarge print, spoken word books, books on prescription
Disabled toilet 
Wheelchair accessThe side entrance in Pinfold Road has an automatic door and ramp for wheelchair access

For full access information, please go to the AccessAble website.

Other information

Venue notes

Facilities and services include: 

  • books including spoken word audio and large print books, language courses, and books in community languages. 
  • library members also have access to a wide range of online materials including E Audio, E Books, magazines and online reference sources for adults and children. Many of these can be accessed from home. 
  • Wi-Fi - Use your library card to connect to our free unlimited Wi-Fi 
  • computers - free use of 28 adult and children’s computers, with the latest Microsoft Office software
  • screen magnifier and screen reading software, plus Eye Pal Solo read aloud scanner for low vision and blind users. 
  • printing, including Wi-fi printing from your own device. 
  • photocopying –affordable black and white and colour photocopying. sStudy Space  
  • Book-a-Librarian - when you need extra 121 help and support with daily tasks e.g., freedom pass or passport applications, job search etc, we offer one hour 121 appointments with a member of staff to assist you. 
  • room hire – whether you want to hold a meeting for two or a special family birthday or other special occasion, we have just the space for you at competitive rates. 
  • adult reading group – our friendly and sociable group meets once a month to discuss the latest hot fiction titles. New members are always welcome to join. We supply the books. 
  • baby rhyme-time and under-fives storytelling sessions. 
  • weekly mixed ability chess club, for adults and children, including tournaments and fast play sessions. 
  • daily newspapers and periodicals, plus children’s magazines. 
  • baby changing facilities 
  • book Start packs gifting
  • Hygiene Bank-we accept donations of new and unused hygiene and personal care products that are redistributed to families and individuals living in hygiene poverty. 

Room hire charges per hour

Hire of library space per hour (* community rate per hour)Rate during library opening hoursRate outside of library opening hours

Streatham Library: Phone 020 7926 6768

Streatham Library Hall£50 or £350 a day (*£30 or £160 a day)£60 (*£40)
Streatham Library Rooms 1, 2, 3£30 or £200 a day (*£15 or £80 a day)£40 (*£20)
Equipment hire charges for on-site room bookingsPer hire
Glasses25p per glass
Tea / coffee£3 per person

Streatham Library is a Safe Haven space.

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Opening times

Venue opening times
Monday1pm to 8pm
Tuesday10am to 8pm
Wednesday10am to 8pm
Thursday10am to 6pm
Friday10am to 6pm
Saturday9am to 5pm
Sundaysmidday to 5pm
Bank HolidaysClosed


Vincia Bennett
Job title:
Library Manager

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