Streatham Tate Library has re-opened its doors following a £1.4m refurbishment of the library.

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63 Streatham High Road
SW16 1PN

Opening times

Day Opening times
Monday 1pm to 8pm
Tuesday 10am to 8pm
Wednesday 10am to 8pm
Thursday 10am to 6pm
Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sundays noon to 5pm
Bank Holidays Closed

We will be closed on 28-30 May (inclusive) for roof repair works and resume on 31 May 2019

Facilities and services

FacilityFacility notes
Foreign language books

Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Polish, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu.

Free use of computers

For internet, email and word-processing

Free Wi-Fi
Reference and information service

Access for people with disabilities

FacilityFacility notes
Large print keyboard
Screen magnifiers and screen readers
Supernova and Thunder
Various formats
Large print, spoken word books, books on prescription
Disabled toilet
Wheelchair access
The side entrance in Pinfold Road has an automatic door

More information

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For full access information, please see the AccessAble website.

What’s new

  • New entrance via Pinfold Road, which provides full accessibility to all areas.
  • Improved facilities, including more books, computers and self-service machines.
  • A more welcoming space to sit and work or read in. The reading hall has been transformed to uncover its original features and the reading garden has been refurbished.
  • New read-aloud and magnification technology to help people who are dyslexic, blind or visually impaired to have better access to the resources on offer.
  • Community meeting rooms and hot desk space for local business people.

Introducing the new Mark Bennett Streatham Centre

A new cultural and community centre available for hire, that will host a range of community activities including exhibitions, plays, music, meetings, clubs and classes.

Room hire charges

Room Community use during opening hours Community use out of opening hours Non Community use during opening hours Non Community use out of opening hours
Hall £30 per hour £160 day £40 per hour £50 per hour £350 per day £60 per hour
Meeting room 1 (10 to 12 people) £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 per day £40 per hour
Meeting room 2 (10 to 12 people) £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 per day £40 per hour
Meeting room 3/business suite hot desk £15 per hour £80 day £20 per hour £30 per hour £200 day | £40 per hour
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