News and Announcements
Access to eBooks from Bromley Libraries’ collection
Bexley customers can currently borrow eBooks belonging to Bromley Libraries (as well as from Bexley Libraries’ collection) via OverDrive.
This reciprocal arrangement with Bromley Libraries is coming to an end - from 1 June 2018, Bexley customers will no longer be able to borrow eBooks from Bromley Libraries. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Click here to browse Bexley’s collection of eBooks
The Spanish Civil War and a Portrait of Turmoil
This illustrated talk by Nick Dobson will look at the origins and course of the war and will be illustrated by the amazing art works and posters that chronicled those turbulent times.
Part of Cityread London 2018
Thursday 31 May
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Tickets are FREE but must be booked in advance.
Book your ticket here
FREE Creative Writing Workshops
As part of the City of Stories project, Bexley Libraries will be holding two free creative writing workshops at the Central Library in Bexleyheath.
We are delighted to announce that both workshops will be led by Bidisha - writer, broadcaster and author of five books, most recently "Asylum and Exile: Hidden Voices".
Click here for more information.
Download FREE magazines
Do you download our eMagazines to your tablet or smartphone?
If you are still using the Zinio for Libraries App to do so, you will need to switch to the RBDigital App instead, as the Zinio App is being discontinued.
It’s easy to switch - your username and password will remain the same and you won't lose any of your previously checked out content. Find out more
New eMagazines now available
Nine new titles have just been added to our eMagazine collection –
• BBC Wildlife Magazine
• Gardeners’ World
• Men’s Health
• Mother and Baby
• Radio Times
• Top Gear
Download them to your tablet, smartphone or other device FREE.
Click here to checkout your magazines
Stories for children with additional needs
Multi-sensory books are available to borrow from Central Bexleyheath, Crayford, Erith, Sidcup, Thamesmead and Welling libraries – ask the library staff.
For more information please download our Bag Books Leaflets.
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