News about Lambeth libraries
Lambeth has committed to delivering 10 libraries in the borough. Find out more about what is happening to Lambeth’s libraries
|Monday||1pm to 8pm|
|Tuesday||10am to 8pm|
|Wednesday||10am to 8pm|
|Thursday||10am to 6pm|
|Friday||10am to 6pm|
|Saturday||9am to 5pm|
|Sundays||noon to 5pm|
Facilities and services
|Foreign language books|| |
Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Polish, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu.
|Free use of computers|| |
For internet, email and word-processing
|Reference and information service|
Access for people with disabilities
|Large print keyboard|
|Screen magnifiers and screen readers||Supernova and Thunder|
|Various formats||Large print, spoken word books, books on prescription|
|Wheelchair access||The side entrance in Pinfold Road has an automatic door|
For full access information, please see the DisabledGo website.
- New entrance via Pinfold Road, which provides full accessibility to all areas.
- Improved facilities, including more books, computers and self-service machines.
- A more welcoming space to sit and work or read in. The reading hall has been transformed to uncover its original features and the reading garden has been refurbished.
- New read-aloud and magnification technology to help people who are dyslexic, blind or visually impaired to have better access to the resources on offer.
- Community meeting rooms and hot desk space for local business people.
Introducing the new Mark Bennett Streatham Centre
A new cultural and community centre available for hire, that will host a range of community activities including exhibitions, plays, music, meetings, clubs and classes.
Room hire charges
|Room||Community use during opening hours||Community use out of opening hours||Non Community use during opening hours||Non Community use out of opening hours|
|Hall||£30 per hour £160 day||£40 per hour||£50 per hour £350 per day||£60 per hour|
|Meeting room 1 (10 to 12 people)||£15 per hour £80 day||£20 per hour||£30 per hour £200 per day||£40 per hour|
|Meeting room 2 (10 to 12 people)||£15 per hour £80 day||£20 per hour||£30 per hour £200 per day||£40 per hour|
|Meeting room 3/business suite hot desk||£15 per hour £80 day||£20 per hour||£30 per hour||£200 day | £40 per hour|