Sutton Central Library


Sutton Central Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA 



020 8770 4740



[email protected]


New Opening Hours (from 2 April 2024):

  • Monday: 8am to 9pm (staffed 9am to 5pm)
  • Tuesday: 8am to 9pm (staffed 9am to 5pm)
  • Wednesday: 8am to 9pm (staffed 9am to 5pm)
  • Thursday: 8am to 9pm (staffed 9am to 5pm)
  • Friday: 8am to 9pm (staffed 9am to 5pm)
  • Saturday: 8am to 9pm (staffed 9am to 5pm)
  • Sunday: 9am to 6pm 



Self Access Hours

  • Monday: 8am to 9am and 5pm to 9pm
  • Tuesday: 8am to 9am and 5pm to 9pm
  • Wednesday: 8am to 9am and 5pm to 9pm
  • Thursday: 8am to 9am and 5pm to 9pm
  • Friday: 8am to 9am and 5pm to 9pm
  • Saturday: 8am to 9am and 5pm to 9pm
  • Sunday: 9am to 6pm

Self Access hours may change subject to service demand. Before the library is put into self access, usually at 5pm, all visitors must exit the building with their belongings. The self access system will initiate and take around 15 minutes to go live. To access the library during self access, library members need to have completed an induction and then scan a library barcode at the entrance and enter their PIN.



Café Opening Hours:

  • Monday: 9am to 4pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 4pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 4pm
  • Thursday: 9am to 4pm
  • Friday: 9am to 4pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed



Sutton Central Library is the largest library in the borough. 


Sutton Central Library provides:

  • Adult fiction and non-fiction books
  • IT facilities, including scanning, printing and free wifi
  • Audiobook collection
  • A dedicated children’s library
  • Sutton Library of Things (First reservations can use discount code "HELLOSOUTH" for 10% off)
  • Family Hub
  • On-site café
  • A Family History Centre and Archive Centre
  • Study spaces
  • A gallery for exhibitions and events
  • A Community Zone for groups to meet and run activites (please contact for availability)
  • Self Access


To pre-book certain services, please contact us on the email address above.


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