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Tel. 0333 370 4700

Bethnal Green Library

Cambridge Heath Road 
London E2 0HL

020 7364 3492 
020 7364 3493

The services offered by Bethnal Green Library include:

  • Books for children and adults, including large print and books in Bengali..
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • 16 computers offering free access to the internet and Idea Store online.
  • Help with using computers given by trained staff
  • Scanning facilities - Black and white and colour
  • Information about your local community
  • Story time for babies and pre-school children every day at 10:30am
  • After school activities every day from 3.30pm
  • Prime Time group for the Over 50s every Tuesday from 10:30am to 12:00pm

Click here for information about fees and charges for library services in the store.

Opening times

Monday - Wednesday 10am to 6pm
Thursday 10am to 8pm
Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sunday Closed




Disabled Access

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, Idea Store Whitechapel [0.7 miles] and Idea Store Bow [1.8 miles].

Getting There

The Library is situated in Bethnal Green Gardens.

map of the area

By public transport

Nearest tube: Bethnal Green.   
Nearest bus: 8, D6, 254

By car

There are no parking spaces outside the library. However, in the surrounding roads there are a limited number of pay and display parking spaces as well as parking spaces for Tower Hamlets resident's permit holders.