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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – libraries

Belhus library, part of South Ockendon Centre, is open from Monday 6 July. The opening hours will be 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am -1pm on Saturday. Other libraries remain closed until further notice. You can access newspapers and magazines, get e-books and e-audio and take part in job club sessions online.

Go to our coronavirus (COVID-19) safety page for information on visiting re-opened libraries and items due for return. Items due between 1 January and 31 July have had their loan dates extended automatically to 1 September. Please do not put borrowed items in library book drops or letterboxes.

Aveley Library - part of Aveley Community Hub

Aveley Library was opened in 1961 and refurbished in 1992. It moved location and became part of Aveley Community Hub in 2019.


Aveley Community Hub, Recreation Ground, High Street, Aveley, South Ockendon, RM15 4


01708 865 667

Opening times


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Library services

Ancestry online
Baby rhyme time
Bookstart - books for babies
Enquiry desk
Home-Link - housebound service
Large print books
Scanner for documents
Word processing