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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.

Crayford Community Centre

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...


Library Computer System Maintenance

All Bexley Libraries

10th & 11th December 2016 17th & 18th December 2016

Due to scheduled maintenance by our network provider the following services will not be available on the above dates 

  • Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Self Service

During this time, items can be borrowed, renewed and returned from library counters. 

Please ask library staff for assistance.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused

Bexley & Bromley Book of the Year 2016Book of the Year 2016

From your great set of nominations, here are this year’s ‘Six of the Best’… It’s now time for you to choose, and vote for the BOOK OF THE YEAR!

Vote online for your Book of the Year

Sidcup & Co.

Sidcup & Co. are now open for business in Sidcup Library. In this new pop up shop, local traders are selling unique clothes, jewellery, haberdashery, stationery, gifts and toys in the run up to Christmas. We're excited to provide this space for a successful community venture, previously located on the High Street, which will offer a unique shopping opportunity for local people to pick up some fantastic gifts for the festive season.

Opening hours

Sidcup & Co. will be open in the library from 10am to 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10am-6:30pm on Wednesday, and 10am-4:30pm on Saturday (closed Sunday).


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.

Find out more and register with CareerActive

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BexleyBexley Care Hub Logo Care Hub

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:


Complete the Big Bexley Crime Survey 2016

Please tell the Bexley Community Safety Partnership about the local crime and disorder issues that concern you.

The deadline for responses is 31st December 2016.

Find out more and complete the survey

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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...