Chingford 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


Chingford Library
The Green
E4 7EN 

Disabled access guide for Chingford 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 website to:

Chingford 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 (children’s toilet and baby change only)

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

  • printing and photocopying

Visit the Waltham Forest Libraries 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.


  • 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.


  • Lesbian Reading Group (second Monday of the month), 7.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Monday Matinee Film Screenings, 3pm to 5pm


  • Chingford Reading Group (first Tuesday of each month), 6.30pm to 7.30pm


  • Thursday Reading Group (last Thursday of the month), 6.30pm to 7.30pm


  • Baby Bounce and Rhyme, 11.30am to 12noon

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 website.