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  • Monday Matinee Film Screenings

3:00pm – 5:00pm

North Chingford Library

Great films, old and new! Subject to lounge availability, please call the library on the day if you would like to check. No booking required, just drop in or Call the library (020 8496 3000) for details of upcoming films.

  • Leytonstone Library Play Reading Group

7.30pm - 9.45pm

Leytonstone Library

Admission is free and all are welcome.


  • English Conversation Group (Term-Time Only)

11:00am - 12:00noon

Leyton Library

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.

  • Family Flicks (Every Tuesday)


Leytonstone Library

Take time out with baby-friendly screenings


  • Family History Group

6.30pm - 8.30pm

Hale End Library

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

  • Asian Women Wellbeing Workshop

12.30pm - 2.15pm

Lea Bridge Library

Healthy cooking and nutrition advice, Tai Chi exercise classes, Health Advice and much more…


  • Friday Flicks


Leytonstone Library

A must for any movie fan! Every first and third Friday of the month join us for great films old and new.

No Need to book – just drop in.


  • Junior Flicks

10:30am - 12:00pm

Leytonstone Library

Junior Flicks

Film screenings for Children



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