Jan 022017
 

Tate South Lambeth Library has been voted winner among “local culture” venues in South Lambeth in Time Out magazine’s Love London 2016 ballot. This is particularly pleasing because TSL is not just the only Lambeth library to win in the local culture category, it is the only one in South London. (North London got one […]

Nov 122016
 
It's time to party

Friends of TSL are holding their annual party on Friday December 9th (7-9pm) . Technically this is a party for Friends – but everyone is welcome to enjoy seasonal food and drink, and entertainment by the ever popular Kennington Community Choir. If you’re not a paid- up member of Friends of TSL (for the year July 2016-June 2017)  just […]

Nov 122016
 
Get unique Christmas gifts at the library's craft market

S aturday December 3rd is the date for the Tate South Lambeth Community Christmas Craft Market – timed just right for you to buy gifts, cards and decorations for Christmas. Come along between 10am and 4pm and see the range of crafts made by local people – jewellery, stained glass, artworks, cards, decorations, knitting, sewing and […]

Nov 122016
 

The October 22nd public library forum at TSL (where managers present a rundown of what has happened at the library, its performance, and plans for the future) gave us reason to rejoice, but also grounds for continuing concern. The good news first. Our library’s performance figures remain very strong, In the first six months of […]

Oct 162016
 
Library Forum 22nd October

Find out what’s going on at the library At the library forum on Saturday October 22nd, from 2pm to 4pm, library managers will present a rundown of what’s happened and is happening at the library, its performance, and plans for the future. This is the opportunity to put your questions, proposals – and complaints. Everyone is […]

Oct 092016
 
Pan Worldwide: film screening and director's Q&A

On Wednesday October 12th, starting at 7pm, you can see the second section of a two-part documentary – Panomundo – that explores the history of the steelpan, the emblematic music of Trinidad-Tobago, and its global influence. Three years ago, a screening at Tate South Lambeth Library of Panomundo Part 1: The Evolution of the Steelpan […]

Oct 022016
 
Fun Palace

Saturday 1st October 2016 10:00 – 4:00 pm Food and drink, face-painting, storytime sessions, live music, dance performances, balloon modelling, cake competition, cycle safety awareness, gaming club – Playstation4, knitting workshop, information stalls, raffle, and much more … Tate South Lambeth Library, 180 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1QP 020 7926 0705 Including: Bake-off competition to […]

Aug 292016
 
A new window on old Vauxhall

The official launch of Vauxhall History, a free online community archive of eyewitness accounts, articles, images and original documents, backed by the Vauxhall Society. Tuesday September 6th – 7pm (doors open at 6.30) This is a get-together for anybody interested in Vauxhall Past. Join readers and writers of Vauxhall history and guests who include: David […]

Aug 232016
 
Comrades, brothers and pioneers: the first public librarians in London

Michelle Johansen, researcher and writer on Victorian public libraries, tells the forgotten stories of the pioneering generation of public librarians in London – who  helped create the “universities of the people”. Among these was Frank Burgoyne who managed the newly established public libraries in Lambeth – including Tate Free Library in South Lambeth Road (our […]

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