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Summer Activities 2014

A Big Summer in store with hundreds of free activities for you to enjoy! Download the Summer Activities Guide - or check out the Young Hackney What's On.

Popin Pete Pop Shop

Popin' Pete is coming to Hackney - you can take part in FREE workshops with this legend of the hip-hop scene. Click here to find out more

hackney central library

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In addition to fiction and non-fiction, the library offers:

  • Children’s library service including teenage reading group
  • Homework Zone in museum downstairs
  • Books and audio-visual material in community languages
  • DVDs, videos and music CDs
  • Language courses
  • Music scores
  • Information and reference library
  • Free computer access and computer coaching
  • Photocopiers and scanner
  • Reading and study area
  • Exhibitions (exhibition space available for outside organisations)

Please ring to find out what activities are on offer:

Opening Times

Opening Times
Mon, Tues, Thur: 9am - 8pm, Wed: 9am - 6pm, Fri: 10am - 8pm, Sat: 9am - 5pm, Sun: closed.

Outside those times customers can ring any Hackney Library to renew items.

Address: 1 Reading Lane

Tel: 020 8356 5239



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