Upper Norwood Joint Library

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39-41 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, Upper Norwood, London SE19 1TJ†
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Mon: 10am-7pm; Tue: 9am-7pm; Wed: Closed; Thu: 9am-7pm; Fri: 9-7pm; Sat 9-5pm.

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As the only indepedent, jointly funded library in the UK, the Upper Norwood Joint Library is almost like a community centre for Upper Norwood, with photographic exhibitions, second-hand book sales and reading groups. There is also a dedicated children's library, a computer suite and free internet access.




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ibis Styles London Croydon London
ibis Styles London Croydon
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel† from £33† 30% off
585-589 London Road, CR7 | 2.4 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
ibis Styles London Croydon is located in central Thornton Heath, close to Croydon University Hospital, Selhurst Park Stadium, and Crystal Palace Stadium. Nearby points of interest ...More
Hampton by Hilton London Croydon London
Hampton by Hilton London Croydon
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel† from £42† 28% off
29/30 Dingwall Road, CR0 | 3 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Located in the south of London, within easy travelling distance to the centre of the city, the Hampton by Hilton London Croydeon offers convenient and comfortable ...More
The Lansdowne Hotel London
The Lansdowne Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £37† 31% off
1 Lansdowne Road, CR9 | 3 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The Lansdowne Hotel, Croydon has 42 comfortable bedrooms all with luxury toiletries, 'Hypnos' beds, iPod docking stations and complimentary WiFi. There is also a beauty therapy ...More
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Alternative Museums nearest Upper Norwood Joint Library

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Cuming Museum London
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 5 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ...More
Fan Museum London
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Fan Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Crooms Hill, SE10 | 5.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
This unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in a ...More
IWM London (Imperial War Museums) London
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 5.4 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ...More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Upper Norwood Joint Library
Horniman Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | 33 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ...More
Horniman Aquarium London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Aquarium
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | 33 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The basement aquarium at The Horniman follows a long history of marine life at the museum. Sealife has been on display here since 1903 when the ...More
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 35 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ...More
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The Proof London
Today Only
The Proof
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 2nd August 2014 - 9pm
The Grape & Grain, Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 | 4 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Classic British blues by the band formed by Roger Cotton and Paul Cox....More
Cliff & The Cavaliers London
On Soon
Cliff & The Cavaliers
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 9th August 2014 - 9pm
The Grape & Grain, Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 | 4 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Pop covers band....More
Green Drinks London
On Soon
Green Drinks
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 13th August 2014
The Grape & Grain, Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 | 4 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
With a short film and talk by Frances Wright....More
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Hootananny Brixton London
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Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 2.8 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ...More
Jack Studio Theatre London
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Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 3 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The Jack Studio Theatre (formerly known as Brockley Jack Theatre) is a welcoming 50-seat fringe theatre in Brockley - so welcoming that it won the public ...More
Ritzy Picturehouse London
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Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 3.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ...More
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The best shops and markets near Upper Norwood Joint Library
The Bookshop London
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The Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 2.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ...More
Moxon's London
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 2.5 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ...More
Simon Carter Crystal Palace London
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Simon Carter Crystal Palace
London > Shopping > Menswear
71 Westow Street, SE19 | 3 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Founded by a businessman of the same name in the 1980s, Simon Carter is a menswear retailer known especially for their accessories such as cufflinks, ...More
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Tamnag Thai London
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Tamnag Thai
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
50 Westow Hill, Gipsy Hill, , SE19 | 1 minute from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Thai cuisine. ...More
Joanna's London
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Joanna's
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
56 Westow Hill, Upper Norwood, , SE19 | 1 minute from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Joanna's has been lording it over this sleepy suburb for twenty-seven years now, altering its cuisine and decor to match changing fashions, and stay ahead of ...More
Numidie London
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Numidie
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
48 Westow Hill, SE19 | 1 minute from Upper Norwood Joint Library
...More
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Education near Upper Norwood Joint Library

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The Wine and Food Academy London
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 3.4 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ...More
Linguaphone Group London
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Linguaphone Group
London > Education > Language Courses
Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 4 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ...More
Music Everything Ltd London
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Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 27 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ...More
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Dulwich Croquet Club London
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Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
Burbage Road, SE21 | 2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ...More
Crystal Palace Park London
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Crystal Palace Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Thicket Road, Penge, SE20 | 12 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Although Sir Joseph Paxton‚€™s Crystal Palace - first erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and moved here a couple of years ...More
The Rookery London
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The Rookery
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Covington Way, SW16 | 33 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
A formally landscaped area within Streatham Common, the Rookery includes an ornamental pond, flower and herbaceous beds, and a rock garden with streams. First opened in ...More
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The Crown & Greyhound London
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The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ...More
The Herne Tavern London
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 2.5 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Sister pub to The Palmerston on Lordship Lane, The Herne Tavern is quite a different offering and is ideally suited to families with its large outdoor ...More
The Rosendale London
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The Rosendale
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 25 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The winner of the Time Out Award for Best Gastropub 2007 is indeed a truly splendid restaurant, with a short menu of hip modern cuisine made ...More
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Ritzy Cafe London
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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 3.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ...More
Champagne & Fromage London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne & Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 3.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Champagne & Fromage Brixton opens on 8th October 2013. Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles ...More
Plan B London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plan B
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
418 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 3.4 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
With an exciting new music programme and creative team behind its new look and identity, including Kate Moross (one of London's most exciting young creatives, and ...More
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Laban London
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 4.8 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ...More
The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station London
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The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gate 2, 188 Kirtling Street, Battersea, London SW8 | 4.9 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
The Boiler House benefits from being at the heart of one of London's best loved and iconic landmarks, Battersea Power Station. This temporary structure within the ...More
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 35 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ...More

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The Proof
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

The Grape & Grain 4 minutes walk from Upper Norwood Joint Library

Classic British blues by the band formed by Roger Cotton and Paul Cox....More

Destiny 2 Education Project (Ages 5-16 Years)
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Nettlefold Hall 25 minutes walk from Upper Norwood Joint Library

An educational event for children....More

VaVaVoom Soul Club Summer Special!
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd August 2014 

Beauberry House 1.58 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

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Great Animal Orchestra
Great Animal Orchestra
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Horniman Museum 1.71 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

The Horniman Museum hosts the Great Animal Orchestra this summer, celebrating the sound of birds and animals through Bernie Krause ...More

 
At Home With Music
At Home With Music
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Horniman Museum 1.71 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

At Home With Music is a new display at the Horniman Museum that brings together highlights of the keyboard instrument ...More

 
Extremes
Extremes
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Horniman Museum 1.71 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

The Horniman Museum's latest exhibitions takes visitors on an expedition to see how animals and plants survive in extreme heat, ...More

 
Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Mur
Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Mur
Exhibitions | Until 21st November 2014 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 1.83 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

Ben and Winifred Nicholson's marriage in 1920 produced a partnership of 'fast and furious' experimentation fuelled by a love of ...More

 
D'Ranged With Janette Mason
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

The Hideaway 2.19 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

The postbop pianist performs a selection of classic soul hits, with support from David McAlmont, Gwyneth Herbert, LaDonna Harley-Peters and ...More

Dignan Porch All-Dayer & BBQ
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

The Windmill 2.97 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

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Nocturnal EDM
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd August 2014 

Electric Brixton 3.15 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

The dance event returns to Electric Brixton....More

 
 
 
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