Morden Library

Opening hours

Monday 9.30am to 7.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am to 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 7.00pm
Thursday 9.30am to 7.00pm
Friday  9.30am to 7.00pm
Saturday 9.30am to 5.00pm
Sunday Closed

Services and facilities

Heritage Centre; Local Studies Centre; DVDs, books, large print and talking books for hire; reference books; photocopying, scanning, printing facilities; study space; public computer terminals with free access to Office software and the Internet;  information service and leaflets; newspapers and magazines;exhibition facilities; cycle parking (Civic Centre); coffee shop (Civic Centre weekdays 7am-5pm) public toilets (Civic Centre), community noticeboards and a range of events including children's activities.

Children's sensory library

The children’s library has undergone a magical transformation into a mystical storyland forest and includes a real grass carpet to add to its sensational themed artwork on all of the main walls. The sensory library has been developed to stimulate and excite children’s senses to fully immerse them into a magical wonderland. Key features include forest furniture and soft seating, forest scent machine and forest sounds, sensory activity equipment such as 6ft bubble tube, mini activity centres, giant sand timers and bubble mirrors.


Special collections

  • Polish collection
  • Chinese Collection
  • Tamil Collection
  • Urdu Collection
  • Bengali Collection
  • Dyslexia and learning to read
  • Vocal scores
  • Graphic novels and Manga
  • Parent and child collection
  • Christmas Collection
  • Local History (2nd Floor Heritage services)

Disabled access

There is a lift available to the first and second floors.

Newspaper and magazine titles in stock


Daily Jang, Daily Mail Daily Telegraph, Guardian, The Times, Sunday Jang, Wimbledon Times (Guardian) The voice South London Press, Epoch Times.


Primary Times, My Merton, Families, ABC, The review of religions

Contact us

Library Manager: Chandra Kargupta
Morden Library
Merton Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 0208 545 4040
Renewal line: 0333 370 4700 followed by 3 and then 5
Heritage & Local Studies Centre: 020 8545 3239

Getting here

Buses: 80, 93, 118, 154, 157, 163,164, 293, 413, 201 and 470

Nearest Tube and Train: Morden (Northern Line), South Merton Station (ten minute walk), Morden South (ten minute walk). Pay and display car parks are available nearby at Sainsbury's and York Close.

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