Blackfen Community Library is a friendly local library run by New Generation Community Trust with support from London Borough of Bexley. The library is in the heart of the local shopping area. Bus numbers 51 and 132 stop nearby. There is some on-street metered parking outside the library.
Blackfen Community Library operates its own membership scheme and stock that is separate from the Council Library Service and customers need a Blackfen Community Library membership card to borrow books from the library.