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Go to our coronavirus (COVID-19) safety page for information on visiting re-opened libraries from 5 November onwards. All items borrowed after 15 October 2020 have had their loan dates extended automatically to 8 January 2021. Do not put borrowed items in library book drops or letterboxes.

As well as ordering and renewing library items online, you can use our libraries order and collect service to ask our staff to choose items for you from the shelves of your local branch library.

Blackshots Library

Go to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety for details of temporary service changes.

Blackshots Library first opened in May 1953 and is located in a residential area. Although one of the smallest libraries it is one of the busiest. It was refurbished in 1997 which also allowed the introduction of terminals for public use.

Address

Blackshots Library, Blackshots Lane, Grays, RM16 2JU

Contact

01375 373 244

Opening times

DayOpening times
Monday10am to 1pm, 2pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday10am to 1pm, 2pm to 4:30pm
WednesdayClosed
Thursday10am to 1pm, 2pm to 4:30pm
FridayClosed
Saturday10am to 1pm
SundayClosed

Details

Car park: 
Easy parking in side streets near the library.
Disabled access: 
Yes. Single storey building.

Library services

Adult reading group
Ancestry online
Book club
Bookstart - books for babies
Dementia collection
Enquiry desk
Fax
Home-Link - housebound service
Internet
Knit and natter group
Large print books
Scanner for documents
Talking books on CD
Word processing