Greenwich Libraries

Skill Development

Whether you want to improve your skills or just learn something new, we offer a wide range of development courses and resources to support you as you achieve your goals.

From driving theory practice to IT and English language session, find the right skill development course for you. 

IT Skills

Get to grips with the basics or pursue your interests in all things computing with IT sessions at your local library.

Code club

Kids learn programming basics in a club making coding fun with interactive, engaging projects.

Learn My Way

Gain basic IT skills from using a mouse to online banking, making technology more accessible and less intimidating.

Supporting resources

Boost your learning at home with our collection of skills books and resources.

Language classes

Whether you’re learning English for the first time or want to try something new, we offer a range of language classes.

Basic English

Essential English language instruction focusing on daily communication and basics.

Japanese Language Group

Join our welcoming Japanese culture and language group to enhance your skills and cultural understanding.

Beginners English group

A beginner-level English language class focusing on the fundamental skills needed for communication in daily life.

I love teaching ESOL classes at Penge Library. As an instructor, it's fulfilling to witness the progress and eagerness to learn. The enthusiasm and dedication of our learners make each session a joy.

Maria Green 
Language teacher
Games club

Online courses

From driving theory to self-paced IT sessions, library members can access a range of digital skills courses at home or your local library.

Theory test pro

Pass your theory test first time! This online resource includes a full bank of official questions, Highway Code and hazard perception clips.

Career active

This free resource for library members is full of brilliant tips and videos on CVs application forms and interviews (Greenwich library members only).

Go Citizen

This online study resource is license by the Home Office and can help you preparing and practice for the Life in the UK test.

What our members say

It's not easy keeping teenagers entertained, but the library nails it every time. From cool workshops to fun events, they've created a space where teens can connect, learn, and just be themselves.

Eliza Green
Library member