Brixton Library provides books and more for loan, a reference and information service, free use of Wi-Fi, computers for internet, email and word-processing.

All Lambeth Libraries and Better Leisure Centres are closed following government advice to close gyms, shops and other buildings due to coronavirus. Read our full statement on the closure.

Brixton Oval

Opening times

Day Opening times
Monday 1pm to 8pm
Tuesday 10am to 8pm
Wednesday 10am to 6pm
Thursday 10am to 8pm
Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sundays noon to 5pm
Bank Holidays Closed

Facilities and services

FacilityFacility notes
Free use of computers

For internet, email and word-processing

Free Wi-Fi
Reference Library

Encyclopedias, directories, maps, newspapers and magazines, council leaflets, government publications and books for study

Study desks
Talking books
Foreign language books

Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Pashto, Russian, Somali and Spanish

Books for Sale

Lending books now on sale 50p or 3 for £1 and Reference books starting from £2

Access for people with disabilities

FacilityFacility notes
Large print keyboard
Magnifying glass
Screen magnifier and screen reader
Supernova, Thunder
Various formats
Large print, spoken word books, E-books, books on prescription
Disabled toilet
Wheelchair access
Ramp on the side entrance (on Rushcroft Road)

More information

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Brixton Library Hire Agreement
Library, Gallery and Meeting Room Hire Information and Conditions

For full access information please go to the AccessAble website.

Accessible Britain Challenge