What’s On at Your Library

Building works to improve the Upper Norwood Library Hub are underway. Read more HERE

Events & Activities

There’s a lot going on here at the Hub, from sing-songs and Artlexia to Life Drawing and Literacy classes. So take a look below and click if you want know more:

ESOL Classes
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
FREE Accredited sessions for Lambeth Residents
There are still a few spaces left, so call or pop in to find out more

Energy Advice Sessions
 Impartial advice on how to find the cheapest energy tariff from our fully trained members of staff

Business development
3 sessions designed to support entrepreneurs and small businesses, including Bid Writing, Project Management and Quality Frameworks 

Life Drawing Classes
6-week pre book tutored classes open to all skill levels from total beginner to experienced artist. Practice the process of drawing from the model in a friendly relaxed group studio-based atmosphere

Swing Patrol
The Upper Norwood Library Hub is the new home of the Swing Patrol in Crystal Palace – come and join in the fun every Wednesday

Act yourself confident
Drop in “confidence through acting” workshop for all ages

Norville’s Coffee Shop 
 Enjoy a cup of coffee made from speciality beans and a sweet or savoury treat, Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am – 5pm

Digital Inclusion Classes
FREE Computer classes for all ages and levels

Upper Norwood Library Book Club
Reading group for young adults and adults

Upper Norwood Library Games Club

Fortnightly meet up with board games, role-playing
games and card games

Children’s Activities 

Musical Bumps
Real music, real education, real fun!
Drop in classes, or  book in advance, from Friday 13th for
toddlers and babies 

Sing & Sign
Sing and Sign combines the benefits of both music and baby signing, encouraging early language development. Classes every other
Saturday from 21st January


Helping children with dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia
and dysgraphia reach their potential through art

Wiggle and Rhyme
Songs and rhymes for under 5s
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10.30am
Plus every 2nd & 4th Saturday at 10.30am



 Opening times

Mondays CLOSED
Tuesdays – Saturdays 10am to 6pm
Sundays – 11am to 5pm

The library is self-service only at the following times:   

Tuesdays – Saturdays 1pm – 2pm and 5pm – 6pm 

Sundays 2pm – 2.30pm

Lambeth Library Services team 020 7926 1063
Hub on the Hill team 020 8670 4389

FREE WIFI! Our public terminals and WiFi are now ready for your use of the Internet and document creation, even for printing! Please note you will need a USB stick to save your work. If you have not yet come in to get your PIN please go to the Enquiry desk on arrival at the library and ask for it there. It’s FREE!