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UPDATE: Libraries are now opening with revised opening hours. 


There are 10 libraries in and around Romford free for all to use. The main library, Romford Central Library, is in the heart of the town centre. There is a large children's section where you can sit and read with your child and an interactive play table with fun educational games. There is a disabled toilet with baby change (ask the helpful library staff for access, they have been known to allow the odd dancing foot to foot child to use this facility!) 

Other facilities include:

Free Wifi
24 computers providing Internet access & printing services
Wheelchair and pushchair access
Exhibition space
Dual language junior picture books
Amazon locker
A colour photocopier
E-books and Audiobooks
Citizens Advice Bureau onsite
Local Studies & Family History Service
*There are no fines for children's books which are returned late

Visit the library at St Edwards Way, Romford, RM1 3AR Tel: 01708 432389

Other libraries in the area:

  • Collier Row Library - 45 Collier Row Road, Romford, RM5 3NR Tel: 01708 434936
  • Elm Park Library  - St Nicholas Avenue, Elm Park, RM12 4PT, Tel: 01708 434919
  • Gidea Park Library - Balgores Lane, Gidea Park, RM2 6BS, Tel: 01708 434978
  • Harold Hill Library - 19A Farnham Road, Harold Hill, Romford, RM3 8ED, Tel: 01708 434973
  • Harold Wood Library - Arundel Road, Harold Wood, RM3 0RX, Tel: 01708 434975
  • Hornchurch Library - 44 North Street, Hornchurch, RM11 1TB, Tel: 01708 434903
  • Rainham Library  - 6 Celtic Farm Road, Rainham, RM13 9GP, Tel: 01708 434970
  • South Hornchurch Library - Rainham Road, Rainham, RM13 7RD, Tel: 01708 434921
  • Upminster Library - 26 Corbets Tey Road, Upminster, RM14 2BB, Tel: 01708 434933