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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.



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 Bromley 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


CareerActive is packed with interactive tools, eLearning content and the latest job opportunities, all designed to help you navigate today's job market and move your career forward with confidence.

Register with CareerActive

Log in to CareerActive

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.

Library services at Anerley Town Hall

Free computers and book borrowing are now available at Anerley Town Hall between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.

A Bromley Library card is required to access these exciting new services.

Find out more....


Bromley 1001 Great Books

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

Visit the Library App Page for more information.


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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Reading Well Books on Prescription

Reading Well LogoReading Well Books on Prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. It is endorsed by health professionals and supported by public libraries. Find out more...


Would You Like Us to Keep in Touch With You?

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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...



Reservation Waiting and Overdue Item Notifications

You can now choose to receive notifications from Bromley Library Service in four ways;

  • by email
  • by automated telephone call
  • by SMS text message
  • by post

If you would like to change the way we contact you, please speak to a member of staff on your next visit to the library.

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 (from March 2016)
  • Merton
  • Newham
  • Redbridge
  • Sutton (from July 2016)
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Waltham Forest



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

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