Looking for a book? Want to watch a film? Need help with your course work? Want to find out what's happening near you? Look no further than your local library.
Join the library
Joining the library is simple and free. You don’t even need to live in Lewisham.
Join online here or ask at your local library.
If you're under 16 you'll need a parent or guardian to sign as well.
With your library card you can:
Borrow books, language courses, CDs, DVD and Playstation games
Access free online tools for homework help
Your library card gives you free access, from anywhere and at any time, to a wealth of online encyclopaedias, dictionaries, news stories and other reference tools.
More benefits for under 14s
Get online with free internet access and wi-fi
All Lewisham's libraries have computers you can use for free.
You can also bring your laptop along and use our free wi-fi at all of our libraries.
Events and activities
Teenage reading groups
Reading, writing and drama workshops for 11-15-year-olds – come along, make new friends and find something really great to read. Our TRGs are currently being held at:
Film and karaoke
New manga clubs
There’s lots going on at Downham Library – from street dance to fashion design. You can sharpen up your soccer skills, write and record your own ring tone, even make a film.
Contact Downham Library to find out more.