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Bethnal Green Library

Cambridge Heath Road 
London E2 0HL


Opening times

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

What you can expect:

You can:

  • browse books on the shelves
  • read in reading areas
  • Use the self-service machines for issuing and returning items
  • Use PCs in the Surfing Space (pubic internet)
  • Print from public PCs
  • use study areas
  • collect recycling bags 

Using a computer in Idea Stores

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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.