The largest and most versatile of community spaces can be found at Manor House Library. Featuring two conjoined meeting and events rooms, Room 1 and the Baring Room, at 38.8sqm and 47sqm respectively, these spaces have also been used for yoga and meditation classes, as well as a plethora of mental health, parenting, and welfare workshops. Situated on the second floor of Manor House with natural lighting let in by the large bay windows and a beautiful view of Manor Gardens, they are ideal for any kind of special occasion.


The Forest Hill Community room, located at the back of the library lends itself to a wide range of activities. With a capacity of 16 persons seated, it is currently host to storytime sessions, craft and origami workshops, yoga classes, and more. Natural lighting from ceiling windows, air conditioning, and numerous computer, projector, and general electronic facilities, mean that the space is perfectly suited for a multitude of projects.

Sydenham Library offers a community space for up to 20 people to rent. Currently hosting a children’s craft club, knitting sessions, and having been used for theatre sessions and workshops.

Both rooms are available throughout the week within library operating hours, with rates starting at £15/h for regular bookings.

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