Groups & Activities for Adults

Our groups and activities offer something for everyone, young and old, so drop in, make new friends and have fun!


Computer troubles? – 10.00am – 1.00pm

Come and meet our IT support volunteer available to answer your technology questions.


Scrabble Club  – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Multiply your brain cells with our friendly Scrabble club. Open to all.



Coffee Morning – 11:00am – 12:00pm

Meet new local friends for a natter and cuppa. Open to all.

Scrabble Club  – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Multiply your brain cells with our friendly Scrabble club. Open to all.

Reading Group – First Friday of the month – 11:30-12:30pm. (GROUP NOW FULL)

Get the chance to read some varied material and discuss with likeminded people.

Stitch and Craft – 1st and 3rd Friday of each month – 1.30 – 3.00pm

Try new crafts with our friendly craft group. Craft materials supplied for a fee of 50p (GROUP NOW FULL)


Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all the team at Blackfen Community Library! We’d love to see you this year. Pop in to one of our groups and activities which run every day, we have a wide range of activities for all ages. You can see our full range of groups and…

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Library Launch Party

We had a fantastic Library Launch Party in September with lots of special guests including, CBeebies Presenter Cerrie Burnell,  the Mayor of the London Borough of Bexley and MP James Brokenshire. Cerrie, author of the kids book “Harper and the Sea of Secrets”, talked about the importance of libraries in…

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We are open!!

Come and visit us, we’re now open!! Enjoy a free drink in our cafe when you register for your new library card. Our initial opening hours are: Monday 12-4pm Tuesday 10am-2pm Wednesday 10am-4pm Thursday 10am-2pm Friday 10am-4pm Saturday 10am-1pm

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Getting ready!

We’re getting ready for our two week refurbishment which start on Monday 11th April! We apologise for the inconvenience of the library being closed for a couple of weeks, but we are looking forward to you seeing the finished result when we reopen on 25th April. All the library services…

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Support Us

Very soon you will be able to financially support Blackfen’s new community library through our Just-giving page. We will receive support from Bexley Council to help with the running of the Library but this will not cover all the costs of the refurbishment and set up. Please consider supporting us, however small your gift. We really appreciate your generosity!


Community Cafe

An exciting new addition to the library is our community cafe providing a meeting space for the local community with affordable drinks and snacks. We sell barista coffee, fair trade drinks, snacks and yummy cakes. Pop in and visit us!

All profits from the cafe go towards the running of the library.