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Opening Hours

Mile End: 24/7
Whitechapel: 8am - midnight Mon-Sun
West Smithfield: 8am - 8pm Mon-Sun, Basement 24/7
Graduate Centre: 8am - 10pm Mon-Fri. 10am - 10pm Sat-Sun
Canalside: 24/7 from 4pm on Tues 17th Oct
Hive: 8am - 6pm Mon-Fri. Closed Sat-Sun

Services Update

Library Services Update - October 2023

Library Services Update - October 2023

Library Search

Enhancement summer 2022

The default search is now “Books, e-books and DVDs"

Advanced Search

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Mile End Library Transformation 2021-2023

A major transformation programme of works begin on 31 May 2021 in the Mile End Library

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