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Go to our coronavirus (COVID-19) safety page for information on visiting re-opened libraries. Items due for return between 1 January and 31 July have had their loan dates extended automatically – to 1 September for libraries that reopened in July, and to 2 November for other libraries. Please do not put borrowed items in library book drops or letterboxes.

Belhus Library - part of the South Ockendon Centre

Belhus library is open from Monday 6 July 2020 – go to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety for details of temporary service changes.

Belhus library is a part of the South Ockendon Centre, which opened its doors for the first time on 25 March 2013. The South Ockendon Centre has public access computers, self-service facilities, and 2 public toilets with access for disabled people.

The library originally opened at its current premises in February 1955.

Address

South Ockendon Centre, Derry Avenue, South Ockendon, RM15 5DX

Contact

01708 851 212

Opening times

DayOpening times
Monday10am to 4pm
Tuesday10am to 4pm
Wednesday10am to 4pm
Thursday10am to 4pm
Friday10am to 4pm
Saturday10am to 1pm
SundayClosed

Details

Car park: 
Car park at the front of the centre.
Disabled access: 
Yes. Single storey building.

Library services

Adult reading group
Ancestry online
Baby rhyme time
Book prescription collection
Bookstart - books for babies
Cancer collection - Macmillan
CDs - music
DVDs
Enquiry desk
Fax
Home-Link - housebound service
Internet
Job club
Knit and natter group
Large print books
Rooms for hire
Scanner for documents
Talking books on CD
Word processing