Brixton Tate Library

Brixton Library provides books and more, a reference and information service, free use of Wi-Fi, computers for internet, email and word-processing.

A picture of Brixton Tate Library

We are very slowly reopening our libraries and range of services – slow and steady is the approach so we can monitor every step.

  • bookable study space in all libraries except Streatham
  • From 10 May 2021, Streatham library will resume Select and Collect by appointment only. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 11am-4pm
  • Browsing by appointment at Carnegie, Clapham, Minet, Upper Norwood and West Norwood Libraries
  • The Archives search room is open for visitors by appointment

Of course, we continue to offer

  • Home Library Service
  • Select and Collect
  • PC use
  • Printing
  • Photocopying and scanning

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Brixton Library Hire Agreement - Library, Gallery and Meeting Room Hire Information and Conditions

For full access information please go to the AccessAble website.



Brixton Oval


Other information

Venue notes

Facilities and services

Facility  Notes
DVDs For internet, email and word-processing
Free use of computers  
Free WiFi  
Reference library Encyclopedias, directories, maps, newspapers and magazines, council leaflets, government publications and books for study
Study desks   
Talking books  
Foreign language books Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Pashto, Russian, Somali and Spanish
Books for sale Lending books now on sale 50p or 3 for £1 and Reference books starting from £2

Opening times

Venue opening times
Day Opening times
Monday 11am - 4pm
Tuesday 11am - 4pm
Wednesday 11am - 4pm
Thursday 11am - 4pm
Friday 11am - 4pm
Saturday 11am - 4pm
Sunday Closed
Bank holidays Closed


Caroline Graham
Job title:
Library Manager