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Libraries update:

Following new government guidelines - from Saturday 8 August 2020 face coverings must be worn at all times when visiting any of our libraries, unless you are exempt from doing so.

Frequently asked questions about our services during our phased re-opening.

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Over 6 million new items of stock for Essex libraries

Essex County Council has today announced that both Essex and Thurrock Libraries will join The Libraries Consortium (TLC), the UK’s largest library consortium made up of 18 other library authorities.
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More Essex libraries to open and a new app now launched

Essex County Council (ECC) has today published news about more Essex libraries to open and the launch of a new app.

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