Balham Library



Balham Library

Ramdsen Road SW12 8QY
T:020 8871 7195
24 hour renewal line: 01159 293 388
24 hour library www.wandsworth.gov.uk/libraries
E: libraries@wandsworth.gov.uk

Opening Times

  • Monday 9am-8pm
  • Tuesday CLOSED
  • Wednesday 9am- 8pm
  • Thursday 9am-8pm
  • Friday 9am-2pm
  • Saturday 10am-6pm
  • Sunday CLOSED

All Wandsworth libraries are closed on Bank Holiday Mondays and on the following Public Holidays:- New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Services available:

  • Adult and children’s books, up to 15 can be borrowed at once
  •  Internet access
  • Talking books
  • Music CDs
  • Music Library
  • DVDs
  • Books in Polish, Chinese and Indic languages
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Fax service
  • Black and white photocopier
  • Study room
  • English conversation sessions Monday and Thursday at 6 p.m
  • Stop smoking sessions Tuesday at 6 p.m
  • Wheelchair access to all areas
  • Accessible toilet and baby changing facility
  • Hearing loop
  • Lift
  • Small-battery recycling unit
  • Distribution point for recycling sacks
  • Meeting room available to hire
  •  Visitor and trade parking permits for sale Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 – 7.30 p.m and Saturday 10 – 5.30 p.m
  • Children’s story time for 2 – 5 year olds, Monday and Thursday at 11 a.m
  • Homework help club and chess club on Monday evenings 4 – 5.30 p.m
  • Chatter books children’s reading group Saturday 11 – 12 p.m
  • Golden years reading group First Thursday of each month 2 – 3 p.m
  • Balham library reading group First Tuesday of each month 7 – 8 p.m

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