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Hackney Libraries - advice, training and clubs


Who we are: 

"The primary purpose of the public library is to provide resources and services in a variety of media to meet the needs of individuals and groups for education, information and personal development including recreation and leisure.

They have an important role in the development and maintenance of a democratic society by giving the individual access to a wide and varied range of knowledge, ideas and opinions." THE MISSION AND PURPOSES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

What we do: 

Libraries in Hackney offer a wide range of opportunities to the public. 

Advice about money and debt

Free, confidential, face-to-face advice to anyone concerned about debt and money problems. Toynbee Hall's expert advisors can help you in complete confidence with all types of financial problems. Mondays, 1pm-3pm

Phone: 020 7392 2953


Legal advice

Speak to qualified advisors about your housing issues.

No appointment necessary.

Organisation: Hackney Community Law Centre pop-up shop

Day: Mondays

Time: 3.30pm-5.30pm 

Cost: Free

Eligability: Hackney Residents only

Shoreditch Library - Regular events

Computer sessions for young people with learning disability

Drop in session no appointment needed.  

Day: Thursdays

Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Find out more: Regular session at Hackney Libraries

Record Last Updated on: 13/05/2018

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Disclaimer-important information about the Hackney Local Offer

Hackney's Local Offer website is a free and impartial service provided by the London Borough of Hackney in partnership with the NHS, local education, health and community services. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that may be available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the London Borough of Hackney or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information. Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Hackney Local Offer.

Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.

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