Bromley Central Library

Facilities and services

Our facilities

Facilities and services on offer at Bromley Central Library


Black and white and colour printing is available for a small fee. Print in A4 or A3 from our computers or your own laptop.

Study space

Whether you're studying or working, find desks, quiet areas and dedicated study spaces at Bromley Central Library. 

Room hire

At Bromley Central Library we have meeting spaces, and other rooms for hire for both personal and professional use.


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the library. You can log in on your phone, tablet or laptop. 

Charging points

We have plenty of charging points and sockets so you can charge your laptop, phone or tablet at your library.

Quiet area

In our quiet areas, please switch off your mobile or turn it to silent and speak quietly, being mindful of other visitors.

Bromley Historic Collections

From our learning and research tools to our printing and computer facilities, discover a range of resources and services at Bromley Historic Collections. With access to a range of archival materials and our special collection of items covering Bromley's rich history there's plenty of reasons to visit.

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Start Up Bromley

Join a thriving business community within your local library with Start Up Bromley. In partnership with the London Borough of Bromley and the British Library’s Business & IP Centre, Start Up Bromley will aim to develop a community of new and existing business owners, which is free to join and open to everyone.
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New titles to Bromley Central Library

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Workspaces at Bromley Central Library

Whether you need a desk or a whole meeting room, we have plenty of workspaces at Bromley Central Library.

We have desks and quiet study spaces that are free for everyone to use. They're available on a first come, first served basis.

If you need more room, we also have meeting spaces for hire for up to 200 people. Meeting space hire is available for a fee and is available during the the evenings or on days when the library is closed to the public. Minimum hire time is two hours and we'll provide tables and chairs.

Need to hire a room? Click the link below to find out more.

Book a room

Learning and research

From historical archives to reference tools, discover learning and research resources at Bromley Central Library.

Newspaper records

Discover digital newspaper archives from major publications including The Times and the Financial Times.

Ancestry tools

Dive into the past and trace your family tree using free ancestry tools such as Find My Past and Who’s Who and Who Was Who. 

Oxford reference resources

Access a range of reference tools online including Oxford Dictionaries and Oxford Bibliographies.

Britannica online

As a library member, you can access the adult, junior or student edition of Britannica Online for free. 

Explore more facilities and services in Bromley

Find out about more facilities and services on offer at Bromley Central Library and within Bromley. 

Workspaces and Facilities

From meeting rooms for hire to study areas, discover our library workspaces.

Home library service

 If you can't make it to your local library, you can still take out books using our Home Library service.