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East Ham Community Neighbourhood Centre and Library

On this page, you can find information about East Ham Customer Service Centre and Library including, facilities, disabled access and opening hours.
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Find East Ham Library and Customer Service Centre

East Ham Customer Service Centre and Library
328 Barking Road
London
E6 2RT
Tel: 020 3373 0827
 
 
 
 

Opening hours

Library

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

Customer service centre

​Day of the week
Opening times
Monday ​9am - 5pm
​Tuesday ​9am - 5pm
​Wednesday ​9am - 5pm
​Thursday ​9am - 5pm
​Friday ​9am - 5pm
​Saturday ​Closed
​Sunday ​Closed
​Bank holidays Closed​
 

Reserve and renew library items

 

Library activities

Regular adult activities

​Event Time/date​ Info​
​Chess club ​Monday and Thursday, 5.30 - 7.30pm ​Play, learn or get help to improve your game. All ages and abilities welcome.
​Coffee morning
Third Wednesday of the month, 10am - 12 noon​ ​​​A chance to find out what is happening in your local area and meet Newham Council officers and local stakeholders.
​Do it online Tuesday, 10am - 12 noon​ ​An opportunity to learn basic computer skills.
​Embroidery  ​Monday, 11am - 1pm ​Learn a new skill and meet new people, while getting specialist support provided by East London Textiles Arts.
​Employment support session Last Wednesday of the month, 5.30 - 7.30pm​ ​Newham residents only. Support with interview preparation, employment based ESOL and basic skills for work.
​Knit and natter Friday, 10am - 12 noon​ ​Come along and share your knitting skills or develop your love of all things knitted, over a cup of tea and a chat.
​Reading group ​Third Thursday of every month, 6.30 - 7.30pm ​Share your favourite books, discover new writers and enjoy great reads in a relaxed environment.
​Stop smoking
Saturday, 10am - 12 noon​ ​Advice on the best ways to quit smoking.
​Yoga ​Wednesday, 6 - 7.30pm ​No need for any previous experience, all levels are welcome.  Sessions cost £1. Limited number of spaces so please arrive on time. Ages 14+ only.

Regular activities for children and young people

​Event Time/date​ Info​
​Chess ​Monday and Thursday, 5.30 - 7.30pm ​​Play, learn or get help to improve your game. All ages and abilities welcome and no booking necessary.
​Craft challenge
Friday, 5.30 - 6.15pm​ ​Opportunity for all the family to get creative and crafty every week.
​East Ham Performing Arts
Friday, 6.30 - 7.30pm​ ​An exciting rolling programme of dance, drama, music and song for all the family.
East Ham Youth Zone​ Tuesday, 4 - 7pm ​Sony PS4, DJ Decks and other activities for young people aged 11 to 18 years.
Family arts and craft Wednesday, 5.30 - 7.30pm​ ​Create and take home your own masterpieces.
​Family film night Saturday, 5.30 - 7.30pm​ ​Watch family friendly films.
​Homework club ​​Friday, 4 - 5pm ​Free study support at our libraries during school term time for children aged 7 to 14 years old.
Little Rhymers ​​Tuesday, ​10. - 10.45am (term time only) Interactive song, rhyme and targeted free play session to encourage children to learn through play and song.
​Youth Zone ​Monday, 4 - 7pm Free fun activities for children and young people aged 7 to 16.
For information about special events check out our free What's on in Newham app.
 

Access for disabled people

  • Disabled toilet
  • Lift to the customer service centre
  • Induction loop at the counter

Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website


 
 

Facilities

Library

Customer service centre

  • Customer services
  • Complaints surgery 
  • Debt and benefit advice
  • Internal phones (six) to contact council services
  • Mayor's surgery
  • Rent surgery
  • Scanner for documents
  • Self service kiosks (four) to report problems, apply and pay for council services
 
 

​Hire a space in this library

Block bookings

You can receive a 10% discount for bookings of eight or more consecutive weeks. Email us your request with details of your preferred days/times.

Room capacity

​Room 1 ​Room 2 ​Room 3 ​Room 4
Boardroom​ 25​ ​40 ​40 ​4
​​Classroom ​25 ​40 ​40 ​4
​Cabaret ​N/A ​40 ​40 ​N/A
​Theatre ​N/A ​40 ​40 ​N/A
​Standing ​25 ​40 ​40 ​N/A
​Seated ​25 ​40 ​40 ​4

Resources available

TV, projector, screen, flipchart, whiteboard, smart board, Wi-Fi access via your library card, microphones.

Parking

Car parking spaces are limited to disabled users. There is one space available upon request for loading and unloading only.

Photos

Room 1

 

Room 2



Room 3



 Room 4​

 

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Contact us

  • East Ham Library
    328 Barking Road
    East Ham
    London
    E6 2RT

    020 3373 0827

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