Using the visual shapes and patterns that children love best, it is a computer environment for spontaneous imaginative play and education.

Children are invited to come and experiment using the table, and the library will also be using it to support events and school visits.

Romford Hornchurch & Rainham have the tables,

Harold Hill to have tables in the near future.

Havering Libraries has become one of the first Library Service in the country to invest and embrace in the new SMART table technology.

The powerful devices, at Romford & Hornchurch Libraries, are the first 42" HD, LCD multi-touch, multi-user interactive learning technology of its kind that promises to get people excited about learning.

The SMART table allows up to eight people to use it at one time and comes with 1,500 ready-made activity packs, which encourage shared learning. It is also compatible with 3D multi-media content and has applications that are specifically designed to support children with Autism, as it helps them to predict and control their environment with games that include repetition, pattern and similarity.