Book Delivery Service

Can't get out of the house? Need some entertainment? Why not request our free book delivery service. You can check which books we have available in our collection by visiting...

Puppet Friends To Keep The Little Ones Entertained

Lucy Library has had help from some of her puppet pals around Blacken recently. Take a look as Faye and Mickey take over our Rooted Coffee House!Have a look at our other videos via our Blackfen...

Come And Meet Santa In His Grotto

Despite being socially distanced this year, here at Blackfen Community Library we have secured a direct video line to Father Christmas himself! During the afternoon of Monday 21st December 2020, we...

Review of ‘Toffee’ by Sarah Crossnan

By Chris D., a Blackfen Community Library Volunteer. I borrowed this book from Blackfen Community Library in March just before it sadly had to temporarily close its doors. The author, Sarah, has...

News

All the latest news and updates from Blackfen Community library

COVID Opening Update

COVID Opening Update

In line with government guidelines we are open 9.30am-3.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the lockdown. These hours are for you to return or request a book, use a computer, and carry out printing and photocopying. Alternatively you can call ahead on 020 8301...

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Rooted Coffee House Autumn Drinks

Rooted Coffee House Autumn Drinks

At Rooted Coffee House we have developed our autumnal drinks menu for you, designed to keep you warm and satisfied as the cold days draw in. We have two yummy hot drinks and a refreshing frappe with an autumnal twist.  Caramel Pecan Latte.  Here is our tasty...

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Why we are offering free lunches for children in the school holidays at Rooted Coffee House in Blackfen Community Library? Inspired by Marcus Rashford’s campaign to extend free school meals for eligible children over the school holidays, we want to help to make sure...

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Come And Have A Yarn

Come And Have A Yarn

Here at Blackfen Community Library we are excited to announce that one of our groups is starting up again on Thursday the 15th of October. Come And Have A Yarn is a relaxed friendly group of people who enjoy knitting, sewing, crochet and all things craft. All skill...

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New Books Just In!

New Books Just In!

Looking for a new book to read? This month we have lots of new books. Here are three titles, fiction and non-fiction. The River Murders – James Patterson and James O. Born The first is the latest release from James Patterson, The River Murders. When a local private...

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We are Open!

We are Open!

We are so excited to not only open our doors to the public again but to be able to welcome you into our Rooted Coffee shop. It’s been a long 6 months and we are so looking forward to seeing some familiar faces and hopefully some new ones! Before lockdown we were...

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Click & Collect

Click & Collect

We know some people are still anxious about the current situation but we don't want that to prevent you from enjoying our books. If you are happy to leave your home for a walk in the fresh air but don't want to come in to the library, we have a new service for you....

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As part of the Co-op’s Local Community Fund we would love for people to choose us as their cause when shopping at Co-op. If you are a Co-op Member, 2p from every £1 you spend will go towards the continued running of our community library 💘 You can select your cause by logging into your account at www.coop.co.uk/membership. Thank you! #itswhatwedo ... See MoreSee Less

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