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Custom House Library

On this page, you can find information about Custom House Library including facilities, disabled access and opening hours.​​​​​​

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Find Custom House Library

Custom House Library
Prince Regent Lane
Custom House
E16 3JJ
Tel: 020 3373 0855

Opening hours

​Day of the week
Opening times
Monday ​9.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday ​9.30am - 5.30pm
​Wednesday ​Closed
​Thursday ​1pm - 8pm
​Friday ​Closed
​Saturday ​9.30am - 5.30pm
​Sunday ​Closed
​Bank holidays Closed​

Reserve and renew library items


Library activities

Regular adult events

​Event Time/date​ Info​
​​Adult coffee morning ​Tuesday, 11am - 12.30pm ​A chance to find out what is happening in your local area and meet Newham Council officers and local stakeholders.
​Adult crafty coffee club ​Monday, 1 - 3pm ​Everyone is welcome to join our Crafty coffee club Several craft activities. Support by the Royal Voluntary service.​
Book Club
​Third Saturday of every month, 10 - 11am
​Share your love of reading, review and discuss the book of the month. Refreshments provided.
​Safer Neighbourhood Team drop in ​Last Tuesday of every month, 11am - 12.30pm ​Come and speak to the Safer Neighbourhood Team about any concerns you may have relating to day-to-day crime and disorder issues.

Regular events for children and young people

​Event Time/date​ Info​
​The Story Painters Craft Club with Ingeenium ​Saturday, 2 - 3pm ​Get creative and let your imagination run wild at these free, fun, interactive sessions for children aged 5 to 12.
​Chess Club
Thursday, beginners session 5 - 6.30pm. Improvers session 6pm.
​Come and learn new skills or play a game with a friend. Ages 5 – 12 years. Term time only.
​Storytelling ​​Mondays during term time, 10.30am - 11.30am ​Story and rhyme time session for children up to five years old. Spaces are limited.
For information about special events check out our free What's on in Newham app.

Access for disabled people

  • Disabled access to the library

Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website




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  • Custom House Library
    Prince Regent Lane
    Custom House
    E16 3JJ

    020 3373 0855

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