The Albany also manage the suite of six meeting rooms that are available for hire and the onsite café.
Designed by world renowned architect Piers Gough, partner at CZWG architects, the Canada Water Library opened in November 2011.
The library incorporates a range of cultural and community facilities, reflecting Southwark Council’s ambition to put libraries at the heart of community life.
Top image shows Canada Water Library viewed from outside. Photo Gary Black.
How to get here
Canada Water Library is directly above Canada Water station which has step free access: 21 Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 7AR
By tube and train: Canada Water (Jubilee line or Overground )
By bus: 1, 47, 188, 199, 225, 381, C10 and P12.
Canada Water Station has step free access.
The Theatre and Library have step free access, ground floor toilets including accessible toilets and baby change. There are lifts to the first floor where disabled adult change facilities are available.
Assistance animals can be brought into any of our spaces.
Limited disabled parking is available close to the library.
Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 12pm to 4pm
We are open in the evenings and on Sundays in line with shows and events.