What’s On at Your Library

 Events & Activities

TFI Literacy Classes for Women
Reading and writing classes to develop your confidence
in writing to support you in everyday life

Digital Inclusion Classes

FREE Computer classes for all ages and levels

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

The Norwood Society
Local History Talks held on the 3rd Thursday of the Month

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

Upper Norwood Library Games Club
Fortnightly meet up with board games, role-playing
games and card games

Children’s Activities 

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

Wiggle and Rhyme
Songs and rhymes for under 5s
  

Indoor Backyard  
Relax, play or watch the world go by

 

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

Although our telephone number is normally 020 8670 2551, due to a technical problem we have a temporary telephone number which is 020 7926 1063

ARE YOU AWARE? 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!

GET SOME FRESH AIR

Buy your Fresh Air Suburb poster here for only £5.50.  And for an extra £1.70 why not laminate?  Please visit and ask at the enquiry desk.

Fresh Air Suburb

 Local history postcards for sale

 A wide variety of postcards depicting the Crystal Palace in Upper Norwood and at its original location in Hyde park; other photographic views of local history interest and reproductions of old local history postcards; local artists postcards of Crystal Palace views. Postcards and posters of ‘The fresh Air Suburb’ advertising image from the 1900s. All displayed and available for sale at the enquiry desk on the ground floor.

 Audrey Hammond painting for sale

On display, we have a signed, limited edition print of local artist Audrey Hammond’s 1985 painting of Upper Norwood Library before the 2004 refurbishment. This painting is featured in the book Crystal Palace Norwood Heights – A Pictorial Record by Audrey Hammond, Brian Dann and Mike Conrad.

The proceeds from these prints are very kindly donated to the library by Audrey to help boost the library’s much-needed income. Click here to see an article about Audrey that was published in the Palace Magazine in Dec 2007.

Please ask at the enquiry desk on the ground floor if you are interested in purchasing a print.

Mike Conrad’s greeting cards and notelets for sale

Norwood notelets and greeting cards from drawings and paintings of the local area by local artist Mike Conrad FCSD FRSA are displayed and exclusively on sale here. All sales contribute to library funds. Click here to view Mike’s gallery of paintings and a small article about his work from the Crystal Palace Community Association website. Please ask at the Enquiry Desk on the ground floor if you would like to view or purchase.