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service closure

Service Closure

Please note that on Friday 23 February 2024 all Idea Stores and Libraries (except Idea Store Chrisp Street and Idea Store Whitechapel) will be closed due to our Annual Staff Conference. 

On this day Idea Store Chrisp Street and Idea Store Whitechapel will be accessible on a self-service basis only.

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Coffee & Cake with Head of Idea Store Learning

Friday 1 March, 2:30pm
at Tower Hamlets Town Hall

Open to all Idea Store Learners. Have your say on what we're doing well and what we could be doing better. 

To book your place email:

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Idea Store App

The Idea Store app is not working due to reasons outside of our control. Our suppliers are working on rectifying the problem as soon as possible.

You can access your account, search for items and renew and reserve books using our online catalogue.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Idea Store Learning

Enrolment now open for courses starting in January 2024!

With more than 900 courses to choose from, there is something for everyone from photography, languages, art & design, dance, ESOL, maths to fashion and digital skills.

Our aim is to help you to achieve your full potential. Whatever your ambitions, we can work together to help you achieve it through our courses.

We're also giving three lucky winners the opportunity to win a course of your choice worth up to £150 each!

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