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Bromley Libraries

Exhibitions Exhibitions

Are you an artist that would love to see your work on display? Why not contact Bromley Central Library?  You'd be surprised how reasonable our prices are, and the number of people passing by the exhibition area in any day can't be beaten.

Exhibition Schedule

Special Exhibition Space Hire Charges

Exhibition Terms and Conditions

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Staying safe in a digital world

Learn how to avoid your personal information being shared on the internet; protect yourself when using social media and avoid scam telephone calls. As part of the festival of learning




Library Contact number Day and Date Time
Mottingham 020 8857 5406 Monday 19th June 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Shortlands 020 8460 9692 Friday 23rd June 10.30pm - 11.30pm
St Paul’s Cray 020 8300 5454 Thursday 22nd June 11.00am - 12.00 noon
West Wickham 020 8777 4139 Tuesday 20th June 2.30pm - 3.30pm


Dementia Friends sessions: Information events

All welcome to a free Dementia Friends session during Dementia Awareness Week, 2017.

This informal information session is open to anyone wishing to learn about Dementia and how your small actions can make a difference for people living with Dementia in your community.

The session is interactive and delivered in a relaxed and informal environment. No prior knowledge is required.

Please contact the Library to book a free place.

(Click on your chosen venue below for library information)

Venue Date Time Adress
Beckenham Library Monday 15th May 2-3pm

Beckenham Road, Beckenham

Orpington Library Tuesday 16th May 2-3pm

The Walnuts, Orpington

Bromley Central Library Thursday 18th May 2-3pm

High Street, Bromley

Biggin Hill Library Friday 19th May 11.00am-12pm

Church Road,
Biggin Hill
TN16 3LB


National Bookstart Week Bunny

National Bookstart Week will be held from 5 - 11 June 2017. The theme this year is Let's Explore Outdoors and the chosen book is Everybunny Dance! by Ellie Sandall - a lovely story all about friendship that's guaranteed to get your little ones moving!

Libraries in Bromley will be holding special events during that week. 

Drop in to your local library for fun craft activities, colouring sheets and to listen to the story of Everybunny Dance! by Ellie Sandall. You will also receive a free copy of the book to take home!

This is a free event and suitable for children aged 3-7.

Contact your local library for more information. 


Name of Library



Central Library

Wednesday 7th June

Saturday 10th June



Wednesday 7th June


Biggin Hill Memorial Library & Pool

Tuesday 6th June


 Burnt Ash

Monday 5th June

Saturday 10th June

· 9.45-10.30am

· 11.00am


Tuesday 6th June

Friday 9th June

· 3.30-4.15pm

· 2.00-3.00pm


Friday 9th June



Monday 5th June


Friday 9th June




10.00-10.45am &




Monday 5th June

Friday 9th June



Wednesday 7th June


 Petts Wood

Friday 9th June



Tuesday 6th June



Friday 9th June


 St Paul’s Cray

Tuesday 6th June


& 4.15-5.00pm (for children age 4-8)

 West Wickham

Saturday 10th June



ESL(English as a second language) Practice Group-At Penge Library People

Free Coffee and chat group to practice talking in English.
All Welcome

Our next meeting will be on...
Friday 19th May

Every First and Third Friday of the month

For more information please contact Penge library.

Living well with Dementia

Free coffee morning for people living with Dementia and their carers.
A fun session with activities,reminiscence,singing etc

All welcome.

At Penge Library

Next meeting on 12th May 2017 (Every second Friday of the month)

From 10.30am-12.30pm

For more information, please contact:

Computer Courses in Bromley Libraries

If you have some basic computer skills but want to develop further, why not come along to one of our IT courses?

To keep up to date with courses running in Bromley Libraries, you can sign up for our mailing list and receive regular emails about what's on across the Borough.

Find out more about each course by viewing our Guide to Courses

Courses running in April are shown below, see our Upcoming Courses


Library Course Date Time Price Last date for booking
Orpington Getting to know your Tablet (Android) Tuesday 9th and 16th May 11.00am-12.30pm £15 8th May
Mottingham Fun with Photos Wednesday 24th May 10.30am-11.30am £5 22nd May
Petts wood Getting to know your iPad Thursday 15th and 22nd  June 10.30am-12.00noon £15 13th June

Please ask at any library to book a place.

Reading Aloud Aphasia Book Group

An informal, relaxed speaking out loud book group for people affected by Aphasia. 

Location                            Map                                                      Bromley Central Library                                                                         
Date Calendar     Last Thursday of the month
Time Clock     11am - 12noon
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Phone Phone Icon     020 8461 7807



Reading groups for the visually impairedAudiobook

Central Library

Bromley Libraries hold a reading group for the visually impaired at Central Library, Bromley at 10.30-11.30 am on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. For more information and to receive a copy of the audio book in advance of the session please contact Christine Schofield:

Creative writing courseCreative Writing course

Are you interested in writing? Whether you are a budding or flourishing poet, short story writer or working on your novel, this is for you. The course is led by a creative writing tutor and is open to adult (18+) writers of all levels and genres.This evening course is held fortnightly at Bromley Central Library.For more information and to book a place, email the tutor Heather Johnston on


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