Libraries in South East London
|| Libraries are particularly
useful ports of call for travellers and tourists looking
for up to date information on a vast variety of subjects.
Greenwich has 14 libraries offering
a regularly updated range of books to borrow and also DVDs and videos for a small charge. All libraries have computers
with free Internet access if you are a member.
Anyone who lives, works or studies in Greenwich can
join Greenwich library services and
use any of its libraries. This entitles card-holders
to a range of facilities including free Internet and micro-film access and discounts
on photocopying. Click for a run down
If you need to find out more about the history of the
borough check out the Greenwich Heritage Centre [map],
Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, which houses a local and family
history library, and may be able to help.
For Southwark information visit Southwark Local Studies
Library / John Harvard Library [map],
Borough High Street, Southwark.
The Lewisham Reference Library [map] is located at Lewisham High Street, and provides a wealth
of knowledge from a huge collection of books which members
of the public are welcome to peruse. Highly trained staff
are on hand to answer any questions or queries and assist
with photocopying. There are 48 study spaces for
quiet revision or exploration of the texts and visitors
can choose from one of 10 Internet terminals. Information
is available in up to 10 different languages so visitors
can access essential information aimed at all members
of the community.
This library also runs a Business Intelligence
Service which offers companies a data
service and providing hard-to-find facts and
figures on a wealth of topics.
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