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Hale End Library

Hale End Library Hale End Library

Hale End Library

Opening hours

  • Monday, closed
  • Tuesday, 10am-6pm
  • Wednesday, 10am-6pm
  • Thursday, closed
  • Friday, 10am-6pm
  • Saturday, 10am-4pm
  • Sunday, closed


Castle Avenue,
Highams Park 
E4 9QD 
Phone: 020 8496 3000

Regular Events and Activities


  • Rhyme Time

10.30am – 11:00am (throughout the year including holidays)

  • Silver Surfers IT Workshop

10:30am – 12:00pm

IT support for ages 55+, contact the library for more information and to book a session.

  • Family History Group

6.30pm - 8.30pm

This informal group meets approximately once a month to share information, hints and tips as they explore their roots through the help of library resources, special talks, and workshops. To join this existing group or to find out more about setting up your own group in another library please email us at


  • Story Time  (Term Time Only)

1:15pm – 2:00pm (1st Session)

2:15pm - 3:00pm (2nd Session)

  • English Conversation Club (Term-Time Only)

1.45pm - 3.00pm

Free your speech! Join us for weekly informal conversation sessions – suitable for adults learning English and looking for more practice outside of classes. No booking needed.


Special Events and Activities

In addition to our programme of regular activities, we also host special programmes and events for adults and children throughout the year. 

Please browse and book online HERE.

Hale End User Group Hale End User Group

The user group contributes suggestions to the library regarding the development of:

  • Stock
  • Activities and events
  • Use of the building and facilities
  • Links with local groups and involvement of the community as a whole

The group meets quarterly, with around 10 participants, representing local groups and interests. We are looking for new members to represent young people.

If you are interested in joining the user group, please contact Hale End Library.




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