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Library locations and opening times

Essex Libraries are listed below. Click on the library that you want to visit to find out more about opening times, facilities and events. There are a number of community run libraries supported by Essex Libraries.

All libraries and mobile libraries are accessible and have induction loops. 

Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock library services are not managed by Essex County Council. 

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Libraries will be closed from 1pm Monday 24 December, re-opening Thursday 27 December and for New Year from 5pm Monday 31 December, re-opening Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Some libraries may have additional closures so please check the details of the individual library.

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