While libraries are operating a limited service during lockdown, you can still collect your reservations from your chosen library. Please check library opening hours as there are some temporary changes.
Please see our Coronavirus safety measures before you visit.
Items will be issued for 12 weeks.
Reserve a library item
Once you’ve found the item you want to reserve, click on the ‘reserve’ link next to the item.
You’ll be asked to choose a pick-up location. When your item is available to collect, you will receive a notification by email, text, phone or letter depending on the preferred contact method you selected when you registered.
You can cancel your reservation at any time from your account.
If the item you want is not available you can use the request a library item form to:
- request a book that is not available in any Essex library; we shall then try to locate and request the book from another library authority
- make article requests