Clapham Library

Clapham Library
Mary Seacole Centre
91 Clapham High Street
Greater London




020 7926 0717


020 7926 4859

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Clapham Library

Clapham library is situated at the Mary Seacole Centre, 91 Clapham High Street, SW4 7DB. It is a fantastic new building with more books, computers, Wi-Fi and rooms for hire.

Clapham Library offers books, DVDs and CDs for loan, a reference and information service, and free use of computers for Internet, Wi-Fi, email and word-processing and rooms for hire. The Library also holds a small collection of books in French, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish.

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Opening hours

Monday - 1 to 8pm
Tuesday - 10am to 6pm
Wednesday - 10am to 8pm
Thursday - 10am to 8pm
Friday - 10am to 6pm
Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - 1 to 5pm

Admission charges


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Freshwater Theatre

Freshwater Theatre Presents: Quest for First World War

  • 24 April 2014

A drama workshop for schools. Pupils are taken on a journey with a Time Traveller exploring what life was like before the war: role playing a day in the trenches, learning about the Christmas Day truce and celebrating Armistice - eventually graduating as Time Travellers themselves. Schools bookings only - Limited places, please book on 0207 926 1104 or email

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17




My Dear I Wanted to Tell You - Reading Group Special

  • 24 April 2014 7-8:30pm

Join Clapham Library reading group to discuss My Dear I wanted to tell you by Louisa Young. A letter, two lovers, a terrible lie - In war, truth is only the first casualty. Moving between Ypres, London and Paris, My Dear I Wanted to Tell You is a deeply affecting, moving and brilliant novel of love and war, and how they affect those left behind as well as those who fight.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children