Upper Norwood Joint Library

 
 
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39-41 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, Upper Norwood, London SE19 1TJ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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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Gipsy Hill Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Crystal Palace Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    100 London Road, SE23 | 33 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | 33 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 35 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    The Grape & Grain, Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 | 4 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 12th May and Tuesday 9th June 2015 - 8pm
    The Grape & Grain, Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 | 4 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    The Grape & Grain, Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 | 4 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    95 Effra Road, SW2 | 2.8 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 3 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 3.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 2.5 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    71 Westow Street, SE19 | 3 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    56 Westow Hill, Upper Norwood, SE19 | 1 minute from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    Covington Way, SW16 | 33 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 25 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 3.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    418 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 3.4 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 4.8 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 5.2 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    Gallery Road, SE21 | 35 minutes from Upper Norwood Joint Library
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    Horniman Museum 1.71 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

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    Horniman Museum 1.71 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

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    Made In China: A Doug Fishbone Project
    Exhibitions | Until 26th July 2015 

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    Dulwich Picture Gallery 1.83 miles from Upper Norwood Joint Library

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    Exhibitions | On 5th May 2015 

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