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Walthamstow Library

Walthamstow Library Walthamstow Library

Opening hours

  • Monday, 9am-7pm
  • Tuesday, 9am-7pm
  • Wednesday, 9am-7pm
  • Thursday, 9am-7pm
  • Friday, 9am-7pm
  • Saturday, 9am-6pm
  • Sunday, 10am-4pm


High Street
E17 7JN

Phone: 020 8496 3000

There are a range of Waltham Forest Council services available at this library.  For more information please visit 


Regular Events and Activities


  • Baby Bounce and Rhyme 

11am - 11.30am (term time only)


  • Once Upon a Storytime

11am - 11.30am (term time only)

  • Walthamstow Reading Group

6:00pm – 7:00pm (Last Tuesday of each month)

This group is currently full; please contact the library if you would like to register your details for when a space is available.


  • Rhyme Time

11am - 11.30am (throughout the year including holidays)


  • Once Upon a Storytime

11:00am - 11.30am (throughout the year including holidays)

  • Thursday Reading Group

6.00pm - 7.00pm (last Thursday of each month)

No booking required, just drop in – ask at the library for details of the next book being discussed

  • National Careers Service

10:00am – 5:00pm (weekly)

An advisor will be on hand with advice, guidance and practical paths to training that will:

  • Enhance your employability skills
  • Help you work towards your goals of seeking employment, volunteer work, work trial or further education
  • Provide one to one personalised sessions, an opportunity to open a Lifelong Learning account, and access workshops in CV Techniques, Application Forms, Interview Techniques, Covering Letters, Motivational Skills, Customer Care and Self-Employment

Professional careers advisors from Krypton Training deliver this service on behalf of the National Careers Service.

Book an appointment by calling 020 7375 3843 today, or just drop in.


  • Rhyme Time

11:00am - 11.30am (term time only)


  • Free ICT Support Sessions 

2.00pm – 4:00pm

  • English Conversation Club (Term-Time Only)

10.00am - 11.00am

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.

View the Electoral Register View the Electoral Register

You can check the Electoral Register to see if you are registered to vote.  Ask staff to view the Register.

Visit to register to vote or update your details on the electoral register


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