Adult Library

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We have a wide selection of items on our shelves ready for you to borrow but also access to items in other Lambeth Library branches. There is an area with information booklets and magazines for senior citizens to sit or browse. We also have a lift to carry you up to level 2 on the first floor where there are lots more books for borrowing.

We have a public access catalogue to view the status of our stock and if you’re not sure how to use it, a member of staff will show you. If the book you want is already out on loan you can go to the enquiry desk and make a reservationPlease remember to always bring your membership card with you as we cannot issue any items without it.

Adult items for borrowing

Over 2,000 TV, feature film and documentary titles.

Audio CDs
Talking books or spoken word stories and language sets including books/booklets.

Fiction books
Novels in hardback, paperback and Large Print, with Graphic Novels, Adventure, Classics, Bestsellers since 1945, Fantasy, Supernatural, Crime, Gay/Lesbian and Foreign Fiction in English displayed in separate sections.

Non-fiction books
A wide variety of subjects for leisure interests, study and hobbies spread over two floors. Including separate sections for Biographies, Basic Skills, Family History, Employment, ICT, study guides and music scores.