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There are twelve libraries in Bexley borough, including six community managed libraries. Whatever your reason for visiting a Bexley library - leisure, information, learning, a place to study or just reading for pleasure - you can open up a world of knowledge and entertainment. Bexley Libraries website enables you to renew and request books and DVDs, find out about library events and read book reviews at the click of a mouse. You can join the library online or in your local library, for free.

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Crayford Community Centre Hall

The Crayford Community Centre hall and meeting room are now available to hire for private and public events such as conferences, meetings and public displays, as well as keep fit, dance, martial arts and much more. More information...


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Come and join us for the Great Big 2016

Bexley Book Quiz

Test your knowledge of books, authors and book trivia against fellow Bookworms!

Why not make up a team with friends? ~ up to a maximum of 4 per team


Tuesday 4th October

2.30pm - 4.30pm

Chaucer Room, 1st Floor,

Central Library, Bexleyheath


Tickets £8.00 per table (for teams of 4)

To book your team’s place, or for more information, please phone 020 3045 5221 or email


Numbers are limited, so tickets must be reserved in advance

Bexley & Bromley Book of the Year 2016

Nominations are now open!

Tell us about the best book you’ve read this year – it can be fiction, non-fiction, children’s, old or new.

It doesn’t matter, as long as you enjoyed it.

For more details and to nominate a book online, click here


ComicsPlus – FREE from Bexley Libraries


With over 16,000 comics and graphic novels from 93 different publishers to choose from, there is bound to be something for you!



You can:

• Read comics through your web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection

• Download comics to your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch using the iOS mobile app

• Access comics whenever you want them

To choose your FREE eComics, click here

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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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Access Bexley Libraries from your phone or tablet. Manage your account, search the catalogue, renew and reserve books.

Visit the Library App Page for more information.


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Access to Research

Do you need to research subjects in more depth than you can in books or using Google? You may be studying, need to know about medical conditions or just curious to know more, try Access to Research. Find out more...

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Access to the London Libraries Consortium catalogue

London Borough MapBexley is a member of the London Libraries Consortium, a group of 18 London library authorities. Using your Bexley Library card you can have access to six million items of stock through a shared library catalogue which is one of the biggest in the country and includes some of the largest community language collections in London and broadens choice for customers. Search the catalogue and place a request* for any item from the 18 library authorities.
*There is a charge for requesting items, please see our Fees and Charges


Members of the London Libraries Consortium:

  • Barking and Dagenham
  • Bexley
  • Brent
  • Bromley
  • Ealing
  • Enfield
  • Hackney
  • Harrow
  • Havering
  • Kingston
  • Lewisham
  • Luton (from March 2016)
  • Merton
  • Newham
  • Redbridge
  • Sutton (from July 2016)
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Waltham Forest


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Chatterbooks groups are reading and activity groups which are open to all children age 7-11. There is a group in every library and new members are always welcome. More information...