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Book Buzz Literary Festival

The Book Buzz Literary Festival is back for its third season.

It will run from Saturday 15 February to Saturday 29 February 2020.

Visit our Bexley Literary Festival page for more details.

Mark Billingham and Alex Marwood in conversation

Please note this event has been rescheduled from Saturday 22nd February to Wednesday 4th March at Central Library, Bexleyheath at 7.30pm, due to circumstances beyond our control. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

PressReader – new for Bexley Libraries

PressReader is a fantastic new digital resource that offers FREE access to a huge selection of digital newspapers and magazines to everyone with a Bexley Library card.

Over 7,000 digital newspapers and magazines from across the world, in over 60 languages are available. Over 100 UK and Irish daily newspapers are on Press Reader – including The Guardian, Daily Mail, The Telegraph and The Observer. The papers are all full colour newspapers, unabridged, and include supplements.

You can browse and download titles free of charge at any time from any location using the free PressReader app.

For more information and to get started, click here

Bexley Book of the Year - Voting Now Open!

Book of the year Bexley 2019

Voting is now open to choose Bexley's Book of the Year.

Last date for voting is 31st January.

Please see below for a list of the nominations and a voting form to make your choice.

The winner will be revealed at the start of our Book Buzz Festival in February.

Bexley's Book of the Year 2019

Thank you for all your great suggestions, reviews and recommendations... From all your nominations, we've selected a shortlist of six books. Voting is now open for you to choose our Bexley Book of the Year - Click one box and submit it , your vote will then be counted. For details of the books available to be voted for, please see below.

This field is mandatory.

"The Silence of the Girls" by Pat Barker
A contemporary retelling of the Trojan Wars from the women's perspective. A truly fabulous book.

"Identity Crisis" by Ben Elton
Intelligent, funny and very, very scary.

"The Beekeeper of Aleppo" by Christy Lefteri
A moving, beautifully written story filled with loss, heartache, survival and hope. 
"Mudlarking" by Lara Maiklem
A wonderful book full of fascinating details and insights. Highly recommended.
"Circe" by Madeline Miller
Well written and creative fantasy fiction involving Circe, the ancient witch. 

"Wakenhyrst" by Michelle Paver
A Gothic horror from a brilliant writer. Unsettling but hugely imaginative. 


FREE Comics and Graphic Novels

Examples of rb digital eComics

Our range of digital comics and graphic novels has just gotten even better!

All your Marvel comic favourites, such as Spiderman, Black Panther, Captain Marvel and the Avengers are still available, but now you can also download lots of Disney titles as well, including Lion King, Frozen, Cars, Toy Story, Wall-E, Sleeping Beauty, Lady and the Tramp etc.


We also have lots of IDW titles, including Angel, Dungeons and Dragons, G.I. Joe, Jessica Jones, Orphan Black, Star Trek and Transformers.

Browse the range.

It’s really easy to get started – all you need is an email address and your library card number.

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Your personal library in the palm of your hand

Download the new Bexley Libraries App for quick and easy access to library services wherever you are, whatever the time. You can search the library catalogue, download eBooks, renew and reserve books and find out about events in libraries. With the App on your mobile device, you'll never be without your library card.

Download it for free from:



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Volunteering Opportunities

Do you have time to spare?

Why not help out with one of our fun clubs and activities for adults or children.

Opportunities include our new Digilab role volunteer which involves helping children with our new Discover and Coding Clubs.

Visit our Volunteering page to see all of our current volunteering opportunities.


Theory Test Pro - New!

Practice online any time for your theory test and hazard perception test. Free for library members!

Register for Theory Test Pro



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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:




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