What's in your library

Coronavirus (COVID-19) safety

We've been working to make your library visits as safe and enjoyable as possible.

You should check library opening hours before you visit as there may be temporary changes.

Only Purfleet library currently remains closed.

Keeping you and our staff safe

When you visit a library:

  • you may wear a face covering whilst inside the building
  • we suggest avoiding busy times, such as lunchtimes
  • hand sanitiser will be available at the entrance
  • cleaning stations will be available beside our self-service machines, for those who are printing

Library services

All services are available as advertised within each local library branch.

If you wish to borrow an item, you can either:

You can use public computers and printers for up to 2 hours. To book a library computer, you can either by using the form below or phone the library no more than 1 day in advance.

Book a library computer

There is no charge for the use of public computers.

Payment for the use of printers must be made through the self-service machines.