Clapton Library

Clapton Library was refurbished and reopened in 2011.
The renovation project marks the next chapter of the Edwardian neo-classical building, which first opened on 17 January 1914, just before the start of World War One.

There is a striking extension which provides more space and comfort than previously, better access and improved private study area,meeting room for hire, quiet reading areas and Teen Zone.

Free wi -fi and study area with15 computers for public use and many online learning resources.

The library is equipped with self-service technology, which gives customers the option to issue and return items themselves.

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Opening hours

Mon, Tues, Thurs 10am - 8pm, Wed 1pm - 6pm, Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 5pm. Closed Sunday.

Admission charges

No charges or booking required to visit or join the library.
Booking might be required for one off events or activities.

Clapton Library
Northwold Road
Greater London
E5 8RA

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020 8356 1620

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