John Harvard Library (Southwark)

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Overview

What is on offer:

  • Southwark Archives – Located at the back of John Harvard Library. Please note their opening hours are different from that of the library
  • Browsing the library – Come into the library to browse books and other items you would like to borrow.
  • Ordering books, DVDs and CDs – Search the catalogue and place reservations for collection.
  • Public PCs and wifi – You’ll need your library card number to use a PC or the wifi.
  • Study spaces
  • Meeting room for hire
  • Events – Some Southwark Library events are taking place online while others are happening in-person in outside spaces. See What’s On in the online listings or ask in the library.
  • eLibrary – Your library card gives you access to a wide range of online services including film streaming, eBooks and eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers and a wide range of eResources for topics from family history to citizenship and driving theory tests.
  • Home Library Service – If you’re unable to access the library the Home Library Service may be able to assist you. 

Contact Details

Website:
https://www.southwark.gov.uk/libraries/find-a-library?chapter=9

Address:
John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA

Other Info

Opening times:
Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm, Sat 9am - 5pmv

Costs:
Most services free.

Disabled Access:
Wheelchair access and disabled toilet.

Directions:
Tube: Borough or London Bridge. Buses: 21, 35, 40, 133, 343.

Other information:
Run by Southwark Council.

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