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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.
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.
Bow was the first Idea Store to be opened in May 2002, piloting the Idea service and philosophy. Located at the heart of the historic Roman Road it has delivered a major new leisure and learning facility for the area.
Adult education classes, library services, events and a café are under one roof for the first time in Tower Hamlets, provided under the Idea brand.
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 09:00||To 21:00|
|Tuesday||From 09:00||To 21:00|
|Wednesday||From 09:00||To 21:00|
|Thursday||From 09:00||To 21:00|
|Friday||From 09:00||To 18:00|
|Saturday||From 09:00||To 17:00|
|Sunday||From 10:00||To 16:00|