Nunhead Library (Southwark)

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Regular activities

For children and young people:
Rhymetime (ages 0 to 4) – every Monday 2pm to 2.30pm and Friday, 10.30am to 11am during term time
Baby and toddler session (ages 0 to 4) – every Tuesday during term time, 10.30am to 12pm
Chatterbooks (ages 7 to 11) – second Tuesday of the month, 4pm to 5pm.

For adults:

  • Book group – last Thursday of every month, 6pm to 7pm
    Contact Peter Holzmann for more information
  • First Friday Club – first Friday of every month, 11am to 1pm
    Contact Peckham Library for more information
  • Afternoon book group – last Friday of every month, 1pm to 2pm
    Contact Amy France for more information
  • Getting started with computers, email and the internet – bookable one-to-one sessions at various times from Monday to Saturday. Please email or ask the library to book.

What else is on offer

  • Books, talking books and DVDs to borrow – Search the catalogue and place reservations for collection
  • eLibrary – including eBooks and eAudiobooks, film streaming and online resources for topics from family history, to citizenship and driving theory tests
  • Newspapers and magazines to read in the library or online
  • Study spaces available for adults
  • Public PCs and wifi – 12 PCs available for public use. You’ll need your library card number to access these services
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning facilities
  • Events – for special events see the online What’s On diary or ask in the library
  • Home Library Service – for those unable to access the library in person.

Flat access to the building
Disabled access toilets 
access to Dolphin Supernova software (allows screen magnification and Audio assistance for visually impaired).


Contact Details


Nunhead Library, Gordon Road, London SE15 3RW

Other Info

Opening times:
Mon Tues Thurs Fri 9am - 7pm, Wed 9am - 7pm, Sat 10am - 5pm Sun 12pm - 4pm

Most services are free

Disabled Access:
Wheelchair access and a disabled toilet.

Bus: 12, 37, 63, 78, 197, 343, 363, P12, P13 Train: Peckham Rye

Other information:
Run by Southwark Council

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