Purley Library 

Community Centre


  • books, audiobooks for loan
  • children’s library
  • Wordwise collection for children with dyslexia
  • WiFi internet access
  • free use of PCs including internet access
  • colour photocopier
  • community information
  • enquiry service
  • children’s activities
  • reading groups

We have 34 study spaces. Access to quiet study space in branch libraries is subject to availability and may be affected by events taking place in the library at the time; contact the library for details.


Details on accessibility can be found on the AccessAble website.


There are 2 disabled parking bays on Foxley Lane for badge holders.
No other public parking facilities are available at Purley Library. Use nearby side roads or Purley Tesco. Do not use the car park belonging to the Baptist Church, which is reserved for private functions.

Queer Joy
Queer Joy in Words
20 July 2023