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What's On?

Free Eco Festival at Lesnes AbbeyLesnes Abbey Eco Festival

Saturday 28 September from 11am to 3pm.

Lesnes Abbey, New Road, Abbey Wood, DA17 5DH.

There's plenty going on:

  • Family fun activities
  • Live music
  • Eco-friendly items for sale
  • Hear from wellbeing community groups
  • Find local volunteering opportunities
  • Lots of freebies on the day

To book your place online visit

Fun Palaces at Central Library

Come along to our drop-in session for adults and children and take part in our local Fun Palace!

Learn a new skill or have a go at making a craft taught by local volunteers for free.   

Fun Palace starts Saturday 5th October 2019 at 11.00 am till 3.00 pm.  


Handa and Friends Storytime

Come and listen to 'Handa's Surprise' and other stories and make a fruit mobile to take home.

For children aged 4-7 years.


Library Date Time
Central Library, Bexleyheath Monday 21st October 10.30am
Crayford Library Thursday 24th October 10.30am
Erith Library Tuesday 22nd October 3pm
Sidcup Library Friday 25th October 3pm
Thamesmead Library Thursday 24th October 2pm
Welling Library Wednesday 23rd October 3pm


Places are free but numbers are limited. Please book a place at the library.

For more information phone 020 8303 7777 (say 'Libraries' to have your call transferred)

Join the Discovery Club!

Explore the world of science in your local library, with fun experiments and activities.

Get hands-on with science at Erith or Crayford Libraries and become a CREST Superstar on this 8-week course, part of the official British Science Association CREST Awards.

Track your progress with your own CREST Passport with special stickers. You also receive a certificate when you reach the end.

Starting on Monday 23rd September at Erith Library and
Wednesday 25th September at Crayford Library.

For children aged 7 to 11.

Discovery Club is Free to join but places are limited. To book your place or to find out more, contact staff at the relevant library.




Central Library’s Chatty Corner Group

A new group for people living with early stage dementia, their family, carers’ and friends has been set up at the Central Library in Bexleyheath.

This informal group meets over a cuppa for a friendly chat, puzzles and games. It’s a great opportunity to meet people too.

There’s no need to book – just come along on the 1st Friday of each month from 2pm – 3.30pm and join in.

Gardener's Coffee Club

Do you have an allotment or enjoy spending time pottering in your garden?

Would you like to meet fellow gardeners or learn about a new hobby?

Why not come along and join us for a tea or coffee and meet like-minded people!

Crayford Library,
Last Saturday of every month at 10:30-11.30am.


Come along to our brand new free DigiClub!

Develop your skills and interests in a wide range of digital making activities including 3D printing and robotics.

Central Library, Bexleyheath
First Thursday of every month,
Chaucer meeting room, 4.30 pm – 6.00 pm
For 10-16 year olds.

No booking required.

Sidcup Library Dementia Coffee Afternoon 

Come along to Sidcup Library coffee for people living with early stage dementia and their carers'  which runs on 2nd Friday of the month from 2-4pm.
Click here for further details.  

Reading groups for the visually impairedAudiobook

Central Library

Bexley Libraries hold a reading group for the visually impaired at Central Library, Bexleyheath at 10.30-12.00pm usually on the first Wednesday of each month. For more information and to confirm dates please contact a Community Library Outreach Coordinator on 020 3045 7777 or email

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