Clapham Library

Situated in the Mary Seacole Centre at the heart of the High Street, Lambeth’s first self-service library offers books, DVDs, and language courses for loan, plus access to computers, free Wi-Fi, fully equipped meeting rooms and stunning performance space for hire.

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Clapham library

From Monday 12 April 2021 there is

  • bookable study space in all libraries except Streatham which is currently closed
  • Browsing by appointment at West Norwood and Carnegie 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

Login to your library account

More information

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Room hire charges

Room Use during opening hours Use out of opening hours
Whole venue (max 300 people) Not available £1500 + VAT
Performance space (max 100 people) Not available £750 + VAT
Meeting room 1 (max 25 people) £125 + VAT for 4 hours or £200 + VAT for 8 hours or £900 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4-hour rate
Meeting room 2 (max 25 people) £130 + VAT for 4 hours or £220 + VAT for 8 hours or £990 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4-hour rate
Meeting room 3 (max 8 people) £45 + VAT for 4 hours or £75 + VAT for 8 hours or £330 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4-hour rate
Meeting room 4 (max 35 people) £145 + VAT for 4 hours or £250 + VAT for 8 hours or £1125 + VAT for the week additional 25% on the 4-hour rate

Meeting room 3 is available for hot desking or temporary office space.

In addition to the above, staff and security costs would be extra on top of the hire costs. This is based on the size, type and times of your event.

Location

Address

Address
Mary Seacole Centre
91 Clapham High Street
SW4 7DB

location

Accessibility

Facility Facility notes

Large print keyboard

 

Screen magnifier and screen reader

Supernova, Thunder

Various formats

Large print, spoken word books, books on prescription

Disabled toilet

Two disabled toilets available

Wheelchair access

Ramp to and from the front entrance

Powered ceiling track hoist  
Changing places  Bench available in the toilet 
Peninsular toilet   
Height adjustable basin  
Wet room  

Lift

 

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

Opening times

Venue 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

Enquiries

Name:
Arthur Lech
Job title:
Library Manager
Phone: