Bromley Libraries

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There are fifteen 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.




Summer Reading Challenge Volunteering Opportunity

Are you aged 14 - 21? We need volunteers to help children take part in the Summer Reading Challenge in libraries during the summer holidays.

Apply early to secure your first library choice. Closing date Friday 6th June 2014.

Application Form
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Easter Closing Dates

All Bromley libraries will be closed on Friday 18th April, Sunday 20th April, and Monday 21st April.

Self Service machines will be available at Biggin Hill library throughout  this time.

Help with using your new online account and searching the catalogue

We have created some guides to help you use the new Bromley Libraries website. Please click on the links below to see how to seach the catalogue and to use your online account to renew items, view your current loans and more.

How to Search the catalogue      How to use your online account

Cityread London 2014

Cityread London is an annual festival of literature that aims to bring reading to life for the city's inhabitants, workers and visitors. Taking place each April, Cityread London encourages the capital to simultaneously pick up a book and read it together. Find out more...


Who Won Book of the Year 2013?

Thanks to your votes we now have a winner. Find out who won on our Book of the Year page.



Access to the London Libraries Consortium catalogue

London Borough MapBromley is now a member of the London Libraries Consortium, a group of 17 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 17 library authorities.
*There is a charge for requesting adult items, please see Fees and Charges

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.


Reading group for the visually impaired at Central Library,  Bromley on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except August and December).

More information...


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

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