Carnegie Library

Carnegie Library is close to Denmark Hill and Herne Hill, and is a picturesque Grade II listed building.

A picture of Carnegie 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
  • Streatham library has resumed Select and Collect, PC booking and Study space by appointment only. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 11am-4pm
  • Browsing by appointment at Brixton, Carnegie, Clapham, Minet, South Lambeth, Upper Norwood, Waterloo 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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More information

  • Carnegie library now has a librarian on duty during the extended opening hours
  • Regular reading groups and children's storytimes sessions and more

News about Lambeth libraries

Lambeth has committed to delivering 10 libraries in the borough. Find out more about what is happening to Lambeth’s libraries

More information about our budget challenge



192 Herne Hill Road
SE24 0AG



For full information about access, please go to the AccessAble website.

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
Sundays closed
Bank Holidays Closed


Zoey Dixon
Job title:
Community Hub Library Manager: Carnegie, Minet, Upper Norwood and Waterloo Libraries Development Librarian: Information, Digital and Channel Shift