Higham Hill Library


Opening hours

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


Higham Hill Library
North Countess Road
E17 5HS

Disabled access guide for Higham Hill Library

Joining and using the library

If you’re new to the library or an existing member, you can use the Waltham Forest Libraries Arena website to:

Higham Hill Library offers the following free services and facilities for members:

  • books: print titles, eBooks and eAudiobooks available for loan or download
  • newspapers and magazines: latest editions available to read in the library
  • computers: PCs with Microsoft Office software and internet access
  • online courses: access a range of free learning material, including language lessons, driving theory test preparation, and computing skills lessons
  • public toilet (wheelchair accessible) and baby change facility

Library members can also access the following 'paid for' services with their library card:

  • printing and photocopying
  • fax machine

Visit the Waltham Forest Libraries Arena website for more information on the above services. Alternatively, give us a call or visit us in person.


  • 10.30am to 11.30am: Digital drop-in. Library membership/card required


  • Stories and Rhymes (term time only), First session 10.15am to 11am. Second session 11.15am to 12pm


  • Term time. 10.30am to 11am: Toddler Tales. Ages 2 to 4 years
  • First Friday of every month. 1.30pm to 3pm: First Friday Book Club. Adults reading group.


  • Fourth Saturday of every month. 2pm to 3pm: Monthly Craft Club. Ages 5 to 11 years.
  • Second Saturday of each month, 2pm to 3pm: Monthly Origami club, Ages 7 plus.

Max 30 people per session.

For further details and availability for any specific event, get in touch or ask a member of library staff.

The library also hosts a series of special events and seasonal activities throughout the year. To find out more and book tickets, visit the Waltham Forest Libraries Arena website.