Country: England

Contact: Heather Shepherd (Library Manager). Email:

Description: A busy high street library in a vibrant multi cultural suburb of South London

Type of library: Metropolitan

Population served: Between 10.000 and 100.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Activities for migrants
  • Activities for seniors
  • Activities in cooperation with other organizations
  • Art promotion
  • Book presentations (also meeting with authors)
  • Celebration of ephemeris (Day of the library
  • Culture promotion
  • Exhibitions
  • Library services for people with special needs
  • Lifelong Learning programs
  • Literary workshops
  • Storytelling
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Activities for seniors
  • Cooperation with other organizations
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exchange of information
  • Promotion of local culture
  • Reading clubs
  • Storytelling

Languages spoken by staff: English. Urdu, Swahili.

Languages spoken by patrons: Wide range of languages spoken in local population, prdominently Tamil, Urdu, Somali, Polish, Spanish

Preferred countries for cooperation: Any

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: Yes