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Bromley Libraries

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There are fourteen libraries in Bromley borough. Whatever your reason for visiting a Bromley library - leisure, information, learning, a place to study or just reading for pleasure - you can open up a world of knowledge and entertainment. Bromley 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.


Volunteering Opportunity


Are you aged 15 - 24?

We need volunteers to help children take part in the Summer Reading Challenge in Bromley libraries during the summer holidays.
Click here for Role Description and Application form



Reviews on the Carnegie Shortlist 2017

Check out the latest reviews by our teenage reading groups on the Carnegie Shortlist 2017

Teachers, child-minders, early years practitioners and home educators

Look here for information about services we offer.

Education Services

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

Introducing Libby


Libby is the brand new app which is making it easier than ever to borrow eBooks  and eAudiobooks from Bromley Libraries - all you need is your library card number and your four-digit PIN.
For more information click here.

S.J.Parris at Central Library

Delighted to see the very talented S.J.Parris, at Central Library on Thursday 27th April, talking about her passion for Elizabethan history and her novels set in 16th century England. Her novel, 'Prophecy', was chosen as the Cityread London book for 2017 and was enjoyed by thousands across the capital in April.

Bromley Little Theatre Youth Group at Central Library

As part of Cityread London 2017, the wonderfully talented, Bromley Little Theatre Youth Group were at Central Library on Saturday 24th April, performing extracts from 'Mary Stuart' by Friedridh Schiller.

Free Wi-Fi is now Available at all Bromley Libraries Wi-Fi Image

Library users in:

  • Beckenham
  • Burnt Ash
  • Chislehurst
  • Hayes
  • Petts Wood
  • Shortlands
  • Southborough
  • West WickhamArts Council Logo

Are now able to connect to the internet via free Wi-fi, thanks to a grant awarded by the Arts Council England. This grant has enabled Bromley Council to extend its existing public Wi-Fi service, which is already offered at Central, Biggin Hill, Mottingham, Orpington, Penge and St. Paul's Cray, to all libraries in the Borough.

The Freedom Pass

The Freedom Pass for Older People, and the Freedom Pass for Disabled People are funded by your local borough council and give free travel on most public transport in London 24 hours a day (after 9.30am on most National Rail services within the London area), including all day at weekends and on public holidays. This pass may also be used to travel on local bus services in the rest of England under the terms of the Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007.

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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...

National Numeracy Challenge LogoBromley Libraries Supports the National Numeracy Challenge

The National Numeracy Challenge is here helping adults learn the maths needed for everyday life. It can help you build your skills and confidence with numeracy. Find out more...



Access to the London Libraries Consortium catalogue

London Borough MapBromley s a member of the London Libraries Consortium, a group of 18 London library authorities. Using your Bromley 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 
  • Merton
  • Newham
  • Redbridge
  • Sutton 
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Waltham Forest



The library service receives a percentage on all items purchased through this Amazon link

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