Shirley Library

Shirley Library
Wickham Road/Hartland Way
Greater London

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020 3700 1019

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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.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9.30am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

Admission charges

Admission free.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

A display to celebrate City Read 2015

  • 1 — 30 April 2015 *on now

A display to celebrate City Read 2015 and the novels by Ben Aaronovitch

Suitable for

  • Any age

A literary cruise along the Thames

  • 28 April 2015 11am-12:15pm

We'll be stopping off at places of interest along the way to take in the literary links and the historical significance of parts of a River which is as rich in culture as it is in commercial, natural and historical importance. Follow the trail of Conrad, Wordsworth, Sherlock Holmes, Growltiger, Jerome K. Jerome and many others as we progress upstream.

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17