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Stoke Newington Library

Closed - 4 December-2 January

Stoke Newington Library will be closed for refurbishment between Thursday 4 December and Friday 2 January. We will be painting the adults' library and redesigning the children's area.

Hackney's other libraries will be open. The nearest are Stamford Hill and Clapton. You can also reserve items online and choose which branch your items are sent to. For renewals, please call the Renewals Line on 0208 356 2539.

We apologise for any inconvenience.


In addition to adult fiction and non-fiction books the library offers:

  • large print books and talking books
  • children's library service including books, talking books, under 5s zone, storytime sessions
  • teenage zone, games club and a teenage reading group
  • foreign language books and audio-visual materials
  • parents' and carers' collection
  • DVDs and music CDs
  • language courses
  • reference books, newspapers and magazines
  • free computer access and coaching
  • free WiFi
  • printing facilities, photocopiers and scanner
  • reading and study area
  • exhibitions, events and workshops
  • music scores.

Rooms for hire

We have two rooms for hire for events of up to 135 people.

What's on?

See what's on in Hackney's libraries to see other events and activities at the library.


  • wheelchair access
  • disabled parking
  • adapted toilet
  • guide/assistance dogs allowed
  • low vision resources (magnifiers)
  • hearing loop
  • large print books
  • talking books
  • computers with magnifying software.

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Page updated: 5 Dec 2014 

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Contact details

Stoke Newington Library
Stoke Newington Church Street
N16 0JS
Opening Times
Mon to Thurs 10am - 8pm, Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 5pm. Sun 1pm - 5pm.
Tel:020 8356 3000 (020 8356 2539 Renewals)