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Power cut at Canning Town Library Canning Town Library has been affected by a power cut in the local area and is currently closed - we will extend book return due dates by one week in case you cannot return items at an alternative library.
Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017. Customers may find certain online forms will not function during this time. 

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 27 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

North Woolwich Library

On this page, you can find information about North Woolwich Library including facilities, disabled access and opening hours.

North Woolwich Library is closed today, Thursday 9 November. Any books due for return today will be extended by one week. ​

Kids Zone area of a library

Find North Woolwich Library

North Woolwich Library
5 Pier Parade
North Woolwich
E16 2LJ
Tel: 020 3373 0843

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 activities

​Event Time/date​ Info​
​Coffee mornings Monday, 11am - 12.30pm ​​A chance to find out what is happening in your local area and meet Newham Council officers and local stakeholders.
Model train club Monday, 12.30 - 3.30pm Share your enjoyment of trains with others.
Pop in Bingo Tuesday 1 - 2pm Come in and join the fun with your local community and get ready to shout bingo! Aged 18 +
​Conversation Club Tuesday 11.30am - 1230pm​ Join our new drop in conversation club to improve on your spoken English.​
​Do it online Thursday 1.30 - 2.30pm​ Come along and improve your computer skills.
​Gardening sessions
Tuesday, 4.30 - 6pm​
At St John's Green Community Garden, Albert Road, E16 2JB. All ages and abilities.

Regular activities for children and young people

​Event Time/date​ Info​
​Arts and crafts
Saturday, 2 - 3pm​ ​Fun creative workshop for children aged 5 to 12 years.
​Board games Saturday, 11am - 12 midday
​Enjoy games such as Checkers, Ludo, Pictionary and many more free activities. For children aged 7 to 13 years old.
​Homework club Monday, 3.30 - 4.30pm ​Free study support at our libraries during school term time for children aged 7 to 12 years old.
Story time Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.15am ​A free, fun interactive singing and story session for children up to five.
​Chatterbooks book club Tuesday, 4 - 5pm Do you like reading and talking about books? Do you enjoy taking part in activities including drama and crafts? If yes, join our chatterbook club.
For information about special events check out our free What's on in Newham app.

Access for disabled people

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilet
  • Six accessible computers on the ground floor
  • Induction loop at the counter

Check full accessibility details on the DisabledGo website


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Contact us

  • North Woolwich Library
    5 Pier Parade
    North Woolwich
    E16 2LJ

    020 3373 0843

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