Trust to unveil its plans for Upper Norwood Joint Library

The final meeting of the year of the Norwood Society’s local history group next week will feature a talk from Bryher Scudamore on the Upper Norwood Library Trust’s plans for the library.

Norwood Society logoLambeth Council recently announced that it would cut funding for the library, run jointly with Croydon, whose council has agreed to match Lambeth’s funding levels.

The Upper Norwood Library Trust is expected to consider the option of running the library with volunteers.

The Norwood Society’s monthly history talks are staged at Upper Norwood Library, 39 Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ at 7.30 pm on the third Thursday of each month. The talks are free, and refreshments are provided, and attendees are asked to make a donation towards those costs.

The Norwood Society’s first meeting of 2016 will be on January 21: “Some important Norwood residents you might not have heard of or know little about” by Stephen Oxford.

For  more information about the Norwood Society, email

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