Leytonstone Library Plus

Library shelves

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

Address

Leytonstone Library
6 Church Lane
Leytonstone 
E11 1HG 

Disabled access guide for Leytonstone Library Plus

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 Leytonstone Library Plus for your event. See below for details.

Leytonstone 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
  • study room
  • public toilet (wheelchair accessible)

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

  • printing, photocopying and scanning
  • fax machine
  • hall for 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.

The service is available every Tuesday, 9am to 5pm and Thursday 10am to 1pm, 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 Citizen Advice Bureau Advice Line on 0300 330 1175.

Monday

  • Sing Along, 9.30am to 10am and 10.15am to 10.45am
  • Citizens Advice Bureau service (by appointment only), 10am to 1pm

Tuesday

  • Family Flicks, 11am to 1pm

Wednesday

  • Draw Me a Story (2 to 4 year-olds), 10.30am to 11.30am

Thursday

  • Citizens Advice Bureau service (by appointment only), 10am to 1pm
  • Free IT advice drop-in (term time only), 1.30pm to 3pm

Friday

  • Friday Flicks (movie club), 2pm to 4pm
  • Citizens Advice Bureau service (by appointment only), 9.30am to 4.30pm

Saturday

  • Junior Flicks (movie club), 11am to 1pm

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 Leytonstone Library Plus for your event.

The modern, glass building, is close to Leytonstone underground station and has three available rooms.

The Hall: maximum 80 people

  • available during, and outside library hours

The Space: 40-60 people

  • available outside library hours only

The Curve: 12-26 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.