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Service update:

Following latest Government guidelines all libraries are temporarily closed to the public. Some sites will remain open to offer emergency public computer access by appointment only, Registration appointments and Blue Badge assessments. Please check individual library locations to see what services are available.

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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