Carnegie Library

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

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Facilities and services include: 

  • Carnegie library now has a librarian on duty during the extended opening hours
  • There are regular activities including a weekly rhyme and story-time session for under-fives, Code Club for 7+ year-olds, an adult reading group and seasonal events throughout the year, including children’s events and activities over the summer holidays.
  • Books including spoken word audio and large print books and language courses.
  • Library members also have access to a wide range of online materials including E Audio, E Books, magazines and online reference sources for adults and children.  Many of these can be accessed from home. 
  • Wi-Fi - Use your library card to connect to our free unlimited Wi-Fi.
  • Computers - free use of adult and children’s computers, with the latest Microsoft Office software.
  • Screen magnifier and screen reading software, plus Eye Pal Solo read aloud scanner for low vision and blind users. 
  • Printing, including Wi-fi printing from your own device.
  • Photocopying –affordable black and white and colour photocopying.
  • A welcoming space to sit, work, study or read.
  • Book-a-Librarian - when you need extra 121 help and support with daily tasks e.g., freedom pass or passport applications, job search etc, we offer one hour 121 appointments with a member of staff to assist you.
  • Daily newspapers and periodicals, plus children’s magazines. 
  • Baby changing facilities 
  • Book Start packs for gifting. 
  • Hygiene Bank-we accept donations of new and unused hygiene and personal care products that are redistributed to families and individuals living in hygiene poverty. 

Location

Address

Address
192 Herne Hill Road
SE24 0AG

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Accessibility

Lift access available for public use.  There is a hearing assistance system at enquiry desk and staff are trained to use the system.

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

Opening times

Venue opening times
Day Opening times
Monday 2pm - 7pm
Tuesday

10am-1pm

2pm-7pm
Wednesday

10am-1pm

2pm-6pm
Thursday

10am-1pm

2pm-7pm
Friday

10am-1pm

2pm-6pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm
2pm - 5pm
Sundays closed
Bank Holidays Closed

Enquiries

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