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Interior panoramic view of Bethnal Green Library

Bethnal Green Library

Spring Bank Holiday Opening Hours

All Idea Stores and Libraries in Tower Hamlets will be closed on Monday 27 May.

Normal opening hours will resume from Tuesday 28 May.

Opening hours

Opening hours

Standard opening hours
Monday10am to 6pm
Tuesday10am to 6pm
Wednesday10am to 6pm
Thursday10am to 8pm
Saturday9am to 5pm
Bethnal Green Library

Children's Events and Activities

Story Time

Rhymes, stories and fun for babies and children up to 5 years old, plus time to choose your favourite books! Story Time takes place at all Idea Stores and Libraries

Monday to Saturday (excluding Friday), 10.30 - 11am

Homework Club

Come and use our computers, desk space and information resources to help you get your homework finished. Our staff will be on hand to point you to resources to help. We use Britannica Online, as well as other online and printed resources. Some sessions will also have Homework Club volunteers to help you if you get stuck.

Mondays, 4:00 - 5:30pm

Art Club

This weekly themed art club lets your creative side come alive!

Using paints, glue, glitter and lots of other items you can create something beautiful. Maybe a celebration card or a painting of winter or spring or just something crazy that you just want others to see!

Saturdays, 3pm

Adult's Events and Activities

Refugee Group

Everyone's welcome at this friendly weekly social group. Meet people, make friends, and share stories and advice - with the occasional guest speaker. PLUS free tea and coffee.

Wednesdays 11am - 12pm

How to find us

Cambridge Heath RdBethnal GreenGreater LondonLondon E2 0HL

The Library is situated in Bethnal Green Gardens.

Disabled access

Partial – please call us before visiting to check whether the building is suitable to your needs.  We have two buildings that are fully accessible nearby: