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York Gardens Library

The library is a place where you can go to find information, to borrow books, use the internet and other resources.

The service can be used by all children, young people and adults. Reading materials are available in a number of languages and formats.

Services available include:

  • Books, Music, and DVDs

  • e-Resources including eBooks, downloadable music and a wealth of information sources

  • PCs with Internet access, Wi-Fi, scanning and printing

  • Space in the building – for study and community use

  • Activities and Events – for the young, the old and everyone in-between

  • Specialist staff – to assist customers and answer a wide array of questions

  • Heritage and Archives Services – for local and family history enquiries to academic studies

  • Health and Wellbeing - from Books on Prescription to Oomph fitness classes

In order to borrow books or music you need to join the library. To do this, you will need to complete a library application form and provide a proof of identity and address. You will then be given a library membership card, which you will need to have with you to borrow items. 

York Gardens Library also offers community learning and free courses for Work, Life, Health, Wellbeing and Creativity. You can find further information on the document under the downloads to your right.

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Who to contact


Where to go

York Gardens Library
34, Lavender Road
Clapham Junction
SW11 2UG
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mon: Closed, Tue: 12:00 - 18:00, Wed: 10:00 - 19:00, Thu: 12:00 - 17:00, Fri: 11:00 - 17:00, Sat: 11:00 - 15:00, Sun: Closed

Last updated: 03 Feb 2023