Manor House Library

Manor House Library
34 Old Road
Greater London
SE13 5SY

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020 8314 7794

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A community lending library with a collection of fiction and non-fiction books for children, teenagers and adults, DVDs and audiobooks for borrowing as well as free computer use.

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Opening hours

Monday​ 9am-7pm​
Tuesday​ 9am-7pm​
Wednesday​ 9am-7pm​
Thursday​ 9am-7pm​
Friday​ 9am-7pm​
Saturday​ 9am-6pm​
Sunday​ 10am-4pm

Admission charges

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Cityread London Reading Group Quiz

  • 22 April 2015 7-9pm

It's the annual Cityread London Reading Group quiz! A range of questions on Ben Aaronovitch's "Rivers of London" and some bonus questions to test your knowledge of London and its rivers thrown in. A great night out with refreshments provided. Teams are made up of members of the Borough's Reading Groups.

Suitable for

  • 18+


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An evening with Ben Aaronovitch - Cityread 2015

  • 27 April 2015 7-9pm

As part of Cityread 2015, we're welcoming Ben Aaronovitch, author of Rivers of London, to Manor House library

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17


This is a FREE event, but booking is essential as places will be limited. To book a maximum of two places, please call Manor House Library on 020 8314 7794 or email

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Cityread London - Reading Group Discussion

  • 30 April 2015 2-3pm

The chosen book for Cityread London 2015 is "Rivers of London", a unique blend of police procedural, supernatural mayhem and threads of fascinating hidden history woven through the very fabric of the plot. Rivers of London is fast-moving, funny, full of warmth and features one of the greatest and most historically rich cites in the world: London. Join us at Manor House Library for a discussion of the book everyone in London is reading!

Suitable for

  • 18+