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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.

Fantastic free e-comics from Essex Libraries!

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08 May 2019

*KAPOW* "Holy smoke!"

We are pleased to let you know that Essex Libraries' subscription to RBdigital emagazines now includes over 180 comics and graphic novels that customers can download in the same way as our existing e-magazines, either online through a browser, or on the RBdigital mobile apps.

This fantastic service allows access to a great range of top comics from the publishers Marvel, Disney, IDW and Dark Horse. The collection includes many popular brands and series that appeal to all ages, with fantasy, manga, horror, science fiction and superheroes galore!

Titles include: X-Men, Deadpool, Star Wars, Black Panther, Popeye, Frozen, Spiderman, Dungeons and Dragons, Fantastic Four, Godzilla, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hulk, Kill Shakespeare, The Incredibles, My Little Pony, Star Trek, Thor, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Judge Dredd, Avengers, True Blood, Transformers, Wolverine, Daredevil, Toy Story, Pirates of the Caribbean and many more…

You will need to create or login to an account on the RBdigital system to download e-magazines and e-comics. This is an additional account to your main Essex Libraries one, so have your Essex Libraries card handy as you will be asked for your library number.