Central Library - Sunday 1st October 2017
Due to scheduled maintenance by our network provider the following services will not be available
• Public Computers
• Self Service
During this time, items can be borrowed, renewed and returned from library counters.
Bexley Library Service apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Bromley Libraries are in the process of leaving the London Libraries Consortium. This means that from 1st October 2017 you will only be able to borrow items from Bromley via Inter Library Loans. Please ask a member of staff if this service is available in your library.
To achieve this, none of their stock can be reserved from 1st September 2017 and none of their stock can be borrowed or renewed from 1st October 2017. If you currently have a Bromley item on loan or have a Bromley library card, please speak to a member of staff for advice.
News and Announcements
Refurbishment Works at Welling Library
18th September to the 8th October 2017
Welling Library will close from 5.00pm on Saturday 16th September 2017 for refurbishment that will enhance and improve the library.
The library will re-open at 9:30am on Monday 9th October 2017.
During the works all items borrowed from Welling Library can be returned to any Bexley Council Library, renewed by telephone on 020 8303 7777 or online at www.bexley.gov.uk/libraries.
The nearest Bexley Council Library to Welling is Central Library, Townley Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 7HJ. Opening hours for this and all Bexley Council Libraries can be found here.
Bexley Libraries Digital Survey 2017
Bexley Library Service offers a wide range of free digital services and we’d like to know more about how you use them. To find out we’ve created a simple, anonymous survey that you can complete online by following the link below; or if you prefer you can find a paper version at one of our six library branches, each of which will have a box where you can post your completed survey.
To complete the online survey visit https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/bexleylibrariesdigital
Bath, Book, Bed Children’s reading charity BookTrust have launched a free new booklet for all parents/carers of young children, putting stories firmly at the centre of a good night’s sleep.
Libby is the brand new app which is making it simpler than ever to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from Bexley Libraries - all you need is your library card number and your four-digit PIN.
Bexley Book Buzz
Bexley Book Buzz is the new online book group from Bexley Libraries. Hosted on the Goodreads website, it's THE place to swap tips about great reads and new authors to try and to catch up on the latest book news. Why not sign up and join in?
At the moment we are chatting about the book we are currently reading and the winners of the Bexley and Bromley Book of the Year.
Its quick and easy - just sign up and then verify your email address and you can get started.
Stand out from the crowd with CareerActive!
A free resource for library members, with brilliant tips and videos on CVs, application forms and interviews. You can also use it to search for jobs.
The Bexley Care Hub is an online portal which provides information on services for older people, those with care needs and their carers. There is information on financial assessments, savings and contributions and a useful tool for users to find services and providers near them. Users are also able to carry out a self-assessment of their own social care needs. The Bexley Care Hub can be accessed with the following link: https://carehub.bexley.gov.uk