Library services

Library books and fees

  • Everyone can borrow up to 12 books/talking books for up to three weeks – with the option to renew for a further three weeks
  • A reservation costs 50p
  • Overdue books cost 20p per day for adults and young adults (ages 14-59) and 10p per day for seniors (ages 60+)
  • Charges are payable at: Lewisham, Downham and Deptord Libraries only

Library cards

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If you don’t already have a Lewisham library card then pick up a form in the library or click the button for a printable copy.  Bring your completed form to us with a proof of ID and of your address (ie. official document, recent bill, plus driver’s license, or passport) and we will make your card while you wait.

Libraries Online

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Click here to go to the online portal for Lewisham Libraries – there you can log in using your library card number and Pin (hint: your pin is normally your year of birth).  You can view your account, search the catalogue, renew and reserve books, as well as accessing other library services.

E-Library

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Use this link to borrow from Lewisham’s incredible e-library. Browse their extensive catalogue of over 6000 e-books and audiobooks, read extracts and reviews, reserve or borrow whatever you like and either download them to use on your e-reader/mp3 player or read/listen online.  Sign in as before.

 

Printing/Photocopying/Scanning & Laminating:

  • 10p – Black+White A4
  • 50p – Colour A4
  • 15p – Black+White A3
  • £1 – Colour A3
  • 75p – Laminating A4

 

Second-hand Bookshop:

We have a beautiful boutique second-hand bookshop, stocked with books supplied by the community, located in our Foyer.  Our prices start from:

  • From 50p – Paperbacks
  • From £1 – Hardbacks