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Idea Stores combine the best of traditional library and information services with lifelong learning opportunities.
Idea Stores offer a wide range of adult education classes, a local history archive and a year long programme of activities and events.
Idea Stores are more than just a library or a place for learning. As well as library services, they offer a wide range of adult learning courses and an extensive activities and events programme for all the family.
The services offered by Bethnal Green Library include:
• Books for children and adults, including large print and books in Bengali..
• Newspapers and magazines
• 16 computers offering free access to the internet and Idea Store online.
• Help with using computers given by trained staff
• Scanning facilities - Black and white and colour
• Information about your local community
• Story time for babies and pre-school children every day at 10:30am
• After school activities every day from 3.30pm
• Prime Time group for the Over 50s every Tuesday from 11:15am to 12:45pm
Joining your local Idea Store or library is easy and FREE. Just visit one of our Idea Stores or libraries and complete the application form for membership. You will need to provide proof of your name and address - this could be a driving licence, a medical card, a utility bill or any official communication that you have recently received.
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|Monday||From 10:00||To 18:00|
|Tuesday||From 10:00||To 18:00|
|Wednesday||From 10:00||To 18:00|
|Thursday||From 10:00||To 20:00|
|Friday||From 10:00||To 18:00|
|Saturday||From 09:00||To 17:00|