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

Regular activities


Baby Bounce and Rhyme
10.30am - 11am

Money Intelligence: one-to-one advice sessions

Get on the right track to financial freedom! Get help and advice on any of your money related questions and concerns and get intelligent about your money. These sessions are delivered by the charity, Movement for Eradicating Poverty (MEP) and run weekly at Walthamstow Library.

Book your 30 minute slot today - go to www.wflibraries.eventbrite.com to reserve your place.

Also look out for workshops on various money related topics at this and other Waltham Forest Libraries. 


Basic Computer Training sessions
Basic computer training session in partnership with UK Online Centres. Courses consist of 6 modules which are Keyboard, Mouse, Emails, Internet Security, Internet Searches and Using Public Services online. There will be an Induction Session at the start of the course.
Advance booking is required. Please contact the library on 020 8496 3000 to book a place.

Baby Bounce and Rhyme
10.30am-11am (term time only)

Walthamstow Reading Group
6-7pm (Last Tuesday of the month)
For more information please contact the library on 020 8496 5121.


Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Business Advice Session
6.30pm-8.30pm (monthly)
For further details of upcoming sessions and to book your place, visit www.wfbusinessbites.eventbrite.co.uk or contact the library on 020 8496 5134.


Once Upon a Storytime
10.30am-11am (term time only)


Baby Bounce and Rhyme


Once Upon a Storytime

Councillor surgery
10.30am-12noon (4th Saturday in the month)


Once Upon a Storytime

Colour Me Happy - arts and crafts (ages 4-11)

Special events

In addition to our programme of regular activities, we also host special programmes and events for adults and children throughout the year. Find out more about our current programme here.

Stock and services

Children’s library – this is a safe, protected environment where children of all ages can discover the joy of reading, use designated computers to research homework or relax with friends and parents in the soft seating and story telling area.

Adult fiction library – a large library is available for you to browse our wide selection of books.

The reference library has all the newspapers, magazines, information and electronic resources you need – from business and community information to job search, together with space for you to sit and study.

Free wireless hotspots – a fast, reliable wireless broadband connection to the internet is available for everyone to use throughout the library.

Computer room - a dedicated computer suite with 20 public computers available free for you to use.

Non-fiction library - a dedicated library for non-fiction titles available for you to browse, from travel guides to help you book your holiday to plumbing guides, we have something to help you with anything.

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