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Canada Water Library

Canada Water Library

Designed by world renowned architect Piers Gough, partner at CZWG architects, the Canada Water Library opened in November 2011. The library incorporates a range of cultural and community facilities, reflecting Southwark Council’s ambition to put libraries at the heart of community life.

Children: weekly and monthly activities

  • Bookstart session – every Monday, 10am to 11.30am, term time only (ages 0 to 6)
  • Board Games Club – every Monday, 4.30pm to 5.30pm, term time only (ages 6 and over)
  • Baby Rhyme Time – every Tuesday, 2pm to 2.30pm
  • Picture This, fun drawing club – alternate Tuesdays, 4pm to 5.30pm (ages 8 and over)
  • Colour Me Happy, family fun with colouring sheets – Fridays, 3.30pm to 4.30pm, term time only (ages 4 and over and parents / carers)
  • Baby and Toddler sessions – every Thursday, 11am to 11.45am (ages 0 to 5)
  • Chatterbooks – first Thursday of every month, 4pm to 5pm (ages 7 to 11)
  • Bookbusters, stories read aloud plus activities – every Saturday, 2pm to 3pm (ages 4 and over)

Adults: weekly and monthly activities

  • special one-off author talks and events
  • creative writing group – alternate Mondays, 1pm to 3pm
  • ‘English +’, improve your English language skills – every Thursday, 12pm to 1pm
  • evening adult book group
  • free computer classes and learning in libraries

 


Anyone can join the library - you don't even have to live in Southwark.

For all hires enquiries see Venue Hire, or contact canada.water@thealbany.org.uk
Click on the website link below for opening times.
0207 525 2000
southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk
21 Surrey Quays Road
London
SE16 7AR

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