Radio Sydenham

Recently launched community based Radio Sydenham station is based in our Eco Sydenham Library and offers eclectic music and regular live shows interviewing community groups, local musicians, artists or local politicians. There are lost of ways to listen to the enthusiastic volunteers engage with the Sydenham and London Borough of Lewisham community, including online and […]

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Literature for Grenfell

Following the tragic incident of Grenfell Tower our Eco Communities Bookshop Crofton Books hosted a literature reading at Crofton Park Library to raise money for the victims.  Readers were: Peter Bloxham, Serena Braida, Annie Dobson, Jack Emsden, Livia Franchini, Lizzie Hudson, a.k. blakemore, Mim Spindlove, Maria Thomas. The superb Liz Hudson Bookshop volunteer and writer reads for […]

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Peer Learning Webinar

Futur3 in association with Eco Communities invites you to a discussion about management volunteering that will be live streamed to a total of 10 European countries. All you need to do is confirm your attendance and RSVP Janet Daby on email janet.dabu@gmail.com. We hope to see you there on the 30th of June from 1.30pm […]

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Big Issue Interview

“A library should be the community on your doorstep,” says Darren Taylor in the wonderful The Big Issue interview, where he is appreciated as the man who is saving London’s community libraries.

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Crofton Books Poster

Crofton Park Library’s resident bookshop has a wonderful new illustrated poster: Oooooh.. one of our new posters is on the wall in A3, with a flicker of #denimblue We may go bigger, A1 or the side of a bus??#London pic.twitter.com/JLMh67DTpw — Crofton Books (@CroftonBooks) February 7, 2017

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Adults’ crafts

This Thursday, 9th February, and every term time Thursday. From 1 till 3pm. Adults’ crafts with Clementsia. Create exciting pieces of work, learn crafts like glass painting, jewellery making and macrame. Free. Learn new skills, make new friends.

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Child Library Letter

Children are wonderful. One of our little visitors this week wrote a colourful, concise summary of why you should support your local Eco Library and what we do: “Crofton Park Library! Support your local Eco Community Library. Crofton Park is a community library, which means the can’t do as much as other librarys can. The staff […]

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New Year Crafts

What: New Year crafts for children When: On Saturday the 21st of January 2017  at 10:30 – 13:30 Where: Sydenham Community Library -210 Sydenham Road, SE26 5SE, next to Home Park. New Year crafts for children with Kate. £1 charge for materials only. All ages welcome, under fives must be accompanied by an adult. Ring 020 8778 […]

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Black History Party

What: African Drumming, Ananse Story Teller, Steel Pans, Bouncy Castle, Raffle, Arts & Crafts Where: Sydenham Community Library, Sydenham Road, Se26 5se When: 29th of October 2016 from 12pm to 6pm Organised by Natasha Dhondee Add this event to your own 

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Eco Perks Donations

Thank you for your support of the library through your many donations. Due to a number of challenges, we are unable to accept any non-working small electrical items, computers or laptops. We are still able to accept working laptops, books, DVDs and CDs.  These items will help the Library through re-sale. Thank you for your […]

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