Events at the Library

Opening Times

Mondays 1pm to 5pm
Tuesdays 10am to 7pm
(please note we are now open across the lunch period)
Thursdays 9.30am to 7pm (please note we are now open across the lunch period)
Saturdays 9am to 5pm.

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.

Events April 2016
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 Beginner’s Drawing Class; The Norwood Society Talk; Book Club.

Beginners’ Drawing Class

Still Life books

Come along to the library every Tuesday from 6 – 7pm to draw fruits, teapots, & much more. Tom Hughes, our staff artist, will be available throughout with friendly, constructive advice. Pencil and paper are provided. £5 entry

The Norwood Society

The next Norwood Society history meeting will be 21st April 2016 at  7.30pm.

Talk: Out of the Borough Archives
Lindsay Ould, Croydon’s archivist, will inform us of what is to be found in this part of Croydon, in addition to the many other resources within the Croydon Local Studies centre
Charge: Free, but donations welcomed.
Refreshments will be available.

Their AGM will be on Tuesday 26th April, time to be confirmed, in the library.

Book Club on Saturday 26th March 2.30 to 3.30pm. The 26th Book Club title is Versions of Us by Laura Barnett. Several copies are available at the library (if you can’t see it on display at the counter, just ask), or, if you show your library card to the bookseller and mention the UNL Book Club at The Bookseller Crow on Westow Street, you will get £1 off the paperback edition. The group is growing with each month, which is great! However, as we are usually full, remember to contact Rita (details below) to confirm if you will be attending at least a week before the next gathering. Also, if you have any queries or special requirements, please contact Rita at or, by telephone on 020 8670 2551/020 7962 1063 or in person. Age: Adults (16+) Charge: Free, but donations welcomed. If you have the need to read, join us! Refreshments will be available.