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Aveley Library - part of Aveley Community Hub

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

There is 1 public toilet, which has access for disabled people.

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays the library will be open only for self-service use.

When open only for self-service, you will be able to:

  • browse shelves
  • use Wi-Fi
  • borrow items using the self-service machine
  • return borrowed items using the self-service machine
  • book and use library computers
  • print from library computers using the self-service machine
  • reserve items online, either using your own device or using library computers

When open only for self-service, you will not be able to use services for which would usually need support from a member of staff. This includes the Summer Reading Challenge, IT support and getting answers to questions about library stock.

Go to what's on at your library to check days and times of sessions for clubs, groups and other activities.


Aveley Community Hub, High Street, Aveley, South Ockendon, RM15 4BX


01708 865 667

Opening times

DayOpening times
Monday10am to 5pm self-service only
Tuesday10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm
Wednesday10am to 5pm self-service only
Thursday10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm
Friday10am to 5pm self-service only


Car park: 
Disabled access: 

Library services

Access to Research
Adult reading group
Computer training (Wiser4IT)
Craft club
Document scanning
Enquiry point
Games club
Home-Link - housebound service
Large print books
Local history
Mental health support collection - Reading Well
Order and Collect service
Rhyme time
Rooms for hire
Stitch and sew group
Wi-Fi printing from your own device
Word processing