Brixton Library is in the centre of Brixton, next to the Ritzy Cinema. It provides books, music and films for loan, a reference and information service, free use of Wi-Fi, computers for Internet, email and word-processing, and a computer training centre.

The Library holds collections of books in Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Activities at the Library include: book clubs, talks and events, festivals, toddler and parent groups, storytime sessions, teenage reading groups and more… see What’s On for full details.

  • The lending library

    The lending library has a wide range of novels and factual books for all ages to borrow, including the latest bestsellers. It also has talking books for all ages, CDs, DVDs and books in large print

  • The reference library

    The reference library on the first floor has a large collection of encyclopedias, directories, maps, newspapers and magazines, government publications and books for study as well as a huge range of information on the Internet. Desks are available for private study.

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