Carnegie Library is close to Denmark Hill and Herne Hill, and is a picturesque Grade II listed building.

Carnegie Library is open. Please note the change in the opening hours for Wednesdays. We are now open from 10am to 3pm.
Wriggle and Rhyme, our under 5s session, will take place at 10.30am

  • A self-service library, with Lambeth librarians on site every day for up to two hours to help users, join members and answers enquiries (please check the staffed hours before visiting, as these are subject to change)
  • Regular reading groups and children's storytimes sessions.

Carnegie Library will continue to provide a wide range of books for adults, children and teens, DVDs, eBooks and digital magazines and have access to computers and Wi-Fi, study space, and scanning and printing facilities.

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188 Herne Hill Road
London
SE24 0AG

Opening times

Day Opening times Staffed hours
Monday 1 to 8pm a librarian is present from 6 to 8pm
Tuesday 1 to 6pm a librarian is present from 4 to 6pm
Wednesday 10am to 3pm a librarian is present from 10am to 12pm
Thursday 1 to 6pm a librarian is present from 2 to 4pm
Friday 1 to 6pm a librarian is present from 1 to 3pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm a librarian is present from 3 to 5pm
Sunday 12 to 5pm a librarian is present from 2 to 4pm
Bank Holidays Closed

More information

Accessible Britain Challenge

For full information about access, please go to the DisabledGo website.