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Service update:

All libraries are temporarily closed to the public. Some sites remain open to offer emergency public computer access by appointment. Find out more

New Library Management System Update:

From early April, the library catalogue will be unavailable as we transfer over to the new Library Management System.  This will mean that some library services will be unavailable for approximately 3 weeks. More details will be available soon

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. 

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