Leyton Library Plus

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Opening hours

Monday - 9am to 7pm
Tuesday - 9am to 7pm
Wednesday - 9am to 7pm
Thursday - 9am to 7pm
Friday - 9am to 7pm
Saturday - 9am to 6pm
Sunday - 12pm to 4pm

Contact us

Leyton Library Plus
High Road
Leyton 
E10 5QH 

Telephone: 020 8496 3000
Fax: 020 8496 1094

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:

You can now book a room at Leyton Library Plus for your event. See below for details.

Leyton Library Plus 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
  • Wi-Fi internet access available throughout the building
  • 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
  • room hire

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

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From Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, staff are available to help you complete the following tasks, along with many others, at one of our self-service PCs at the library.

You can also report a change in circumstances that affects any of the permits or benefits, or drop off and scan evidence to support an existing application.

Report...

  • council house repairs
  • fly tipping
  • noise pollution
  • missed bin collections
  • pests

Pay for...

  • council tax
  • business rates
  • parking fines
  • visitor parking permits (specific areas/zones only)

Apply for...

  • resident parking permits
  • housing
  • Housing Benefit
  • Blue Badge
  • Council Tax Support
  • free school meals
  • Universal Credit

Please note: all of the above tasks can be completed via this website using our library PCs outside of staffed hours or your own PC, laptop or mobile device.

You can meet your local police at Leyton Library Plus every:

  • Wednesday, 6pm to 7pm
  • Thursday, 6pm to 7pm
  • Saturday, 2pm to 3pm

At the contact point you can:

  • report a crime
  • obtain crime prevention advice and advice on other police related matters
  • discuss community concerns
  • make an appointment to speak to a local officer
  • make an appointment to give a statement if you would prefer the police not to visit your home or place of work
  • hand in self-reporting forms for road traffic accidents
  • report lost property or hand in found property
  • collect your found items by appointment

You can report crime online at www.met.police.uk. If you need to speak to the police call 101. Always call 999 in an emergency.

The service is available every Tuesday and Thursday, 10am to 4pm, by booked appointment only.

You can get free information and advice on:

  • accommodation and housing
  • debt and money problems
  • income and benefits

To book an appointment, please call the Waltham Forest Citizens Advice Bureau Advice Line on 0300 330 1175.

Monday

  • Baby Bounce and Rhyme, 11am to 11.30am

Tuesday

  • Citizens Advice Bureau service (by appointment only), 10am to 4pm
  • English Conversation Group, 11am to 12noon

Wednesday

  • Metropolitan Police contact point, 6pm to 7pm

Thursday

  • Drop-in IT support, 9:30am to 10.30pm
  • Citizens Advice Bureau service (by appointment only), 10am to 4pm
  • Metropolitan Police contact point, 6pm to 7pm

Saturday

  • Metropolitan Police contact point, 2pm to 3pm

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.

You can now book a room at Leyton Library Plus for your event. There are three rooms available for hire.

The Lighthouse: 15 to 20 people

  • available during, and outside, library hours

The View: 12-25 people

  • available during, and outside, library hours

Ground Floor Meeting Room: maximum 8 people

  • available during, and outside, library hours

All three rooms have the following facilities

  • accessible
  • external catering allowed
  • internal catering can be organised for you
  • unlimited tea and coffee
  • laptop
  • projector/ TV/ screen
  • windows and natural light
  • Wi-Fi

Book a room

Please email us, telling us the date and time of your event. We'll get back to you with availability, prices and tell you how you can pay.