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 Customer notice: The libraries will be closed on Monday 28 August for the Bank Holiday.


Merton has seven libraries for people who live work, study or visit the borough. Find out more about library opening times, locations, contact details and the range of services available at each of Merton's Libraries.

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Extended Opening Hours

Following the successful implementation of the Libraries Plus door access technology at Raynes Park, Colliers Wood, Pollards Hill and West Barnes libraries, we are pleased to announce that we will be further extending opening hours and also aligning the Library Plus hours at all of these sites.

From 23 January 2023, these sites will be changing their opening hours to:

Monday - 8am-8pm 

Tuesday - 8am-8pm 

Wednesday - Closed

Thursday - 8am-8pm 

Friday - 8am-8pm 

Saturday - 8am-5pm 

Customers will be required to enter the buildings using their library card or Merton Libraries app and PIN number during the following opening hours:

 Monday - 8am-1pm and 7-8pm

Tuesday - 8am-1pm and 7-8pm

Wednesday - closed

Thursday - 8am-1pm and 7-8pm

Friday - 8am-1pm and 7-8pm

Saturday - 8am-9.30am

Please see Libraries Plus parental consent form for 11-15 year olds.

For more information about Libraries Plus, see our customer information sheet and Merton libraries Terms and Conditions

Becoming a library member is free and quick to do. Go to our website to join online or visit your local library.

We have produced a video that shows you how Libraries Plus works. You can watch the video on our YouTube channel.

You can download the Merton Libraries app from the App Store or Google Play.

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