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Sutton Library

Opening Hours Opening Hours

Mon: 9:00am - 8pm
Tues: 9:00am - 8pm 
Wed: 9:00am - 8pm 
Thurs: 9:00am - 8pm 
Fri: 9:00am - 5pm 
Sat: 9:00am - 5pm 
Sun: 1:00pm - 4:30pm

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Sutton Central Library Sutton Central Library


Sutton Central Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA 
Telephone: 020 8770 4740 

Sutton Library is the largest library in the borough. 

Sutton Library provides:

Adult fiction and non-fiction books


IT facilities, including scanning, printing and free wifi

Self-service for book issue and return

Audiobook collection

Study space

A dedicated children’s library

A teen zone

An all year round events programme covering a wide variety of interests

A Business Pod available to hire for meetings

A Family History Centre

An Archive Centre

A gallery for exhibitions and events

A Community Zone for groups to meet and run activites

What's On and When What's On and When

Monday - Thursday (term time), 11.15am-11.45am


Songs, rhymes and stories. Suitable for babies up to 15 months and their older siblings.


Saturdays 10am-11am

Digital Saturdays

Want to tap into the power of your library card? Drop-in for assistance with downloading and using our online resources with your tablet or smartphone.


Mondays 10.30am-11.30am & Thursdays 6pm-8pm

Library reading groups

Pop into the library for more information on the regular reading groups who meet at Sutton Central Library.


Tuesdays, 10.30am-11.30am

Age UK Excercise Club

Gentle seated excercise. Contact Age UK Sutton for details 020 8770 6959.


Tuesdays, 1pm-4pm

Chess Club

Come and test your chess skills with others.

Adults only.


Tuesdays 10am-12pm and Wednesdays 2pm-4pm

Exploring Family History

Are you researching your family tree or interested in having a go? Our volunteers will be in the Family History Centre on level 2 to give you a helping hand.


Wednesdays, 1pm-3pm 

Knit & Knatter 

Knitting and social group.


Wednesdays, 1.30pm-2.30pm

Inclusive Music

A music and story session for adults with learning disabilities and their siblings and carers. All welcome. For 18 year olds onwards.


Thursdays (term time), 10am-12noon

Bulgarian Stay and Play

Play, sing and speak Bulgarian or other Balkan languages. For preschoolers and their carers.

Suitable for children aged 1-3 years.


Thursdays (term time), 10am-11am

Balkan Parents Group

Play, sing and talk Bulgarian or other Balkan languages. For preschoolers and their families.

Suitable for children aged 1-3 years.



Wednesdays, 9.45am-11.15am

Computer Skills for Beginners

A free 4 week introductory course in basic ICT skills. Pop in to any Sutton Library for further details or to book your place.

Adults Only.


Thursdays, 5pm-7.45pm


Play the DS or Pokemon card trading game.

For 10 year olds and upwards.


First Friday of every month, 10.30am-12.30pm

Alzheimer's Society Information Cafe

Come and chat to people who have been affected by dementia in a friendly and relaxed, social environment. Staff and volunteers are available to ask questions. Free.


Fridays, bi-monthly, 10.30am-11.30am

VIP Coffee Morning

Choose from a selection of new release CD audiobooks and digital audiobooks on MP3 players, whilst enjoying a hot drink. 

Free. Contact for more details.


Saturdays, 2pm-4pm


Come and play scrable with others.

For adults.


First Saturday of the month, 9.30am-10.30am

Once A Month Storytime

Join in with our free, volunteer led, storytelling and craft event in the Children's Library.

Suitable for children aged 3-6 years.


Every other Saturday, 10.30am-11.30am


Join in with our free, volunteer led, Cantonese nursery rhymes, music and storytelling event in the Children's Library.

Suitable for Children in preschool years.