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Grays Library

Grays library was first opened in 1903 in a building built with money from the Carnegie Foundation.

There are female and male public toilets on the ground floor of the library. There is 1 toilet with access for disabled people, using a RADAR key.

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Grays Library, Thameside Complex, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX


01375 413 976

Opening times

DayOpening times
Monday9am to 7pm
Tuesday9am to 5pm
Wednesday9am to 5pm
Thursday9am to 7pm
Friday9am to 5pm
Saturday9am to 1pm


Car park: 
Large public car park at the rear of building in Cromwell Road (pay and display).
Disabled access: 
Yes, via main entrance.

Library services

Access to Research
Adult reading group
Board games
Bookstart - books for babies
Cancer collection - Macmillan
CDs - music
Children's dual language picture books
Computer training (Wiser4IT)
Dementia collection
Document scanning
Enquiry point
Games club
Home-Link - housebound service
Internet club
Job club
Knit and natter group
Language collection - fiction in other languages
Language courses
Large print books
Library Friends
Local history
Local newspapers on microfilm
Mental health support collection - Reading Well
Order and Collect service
Rhyme time
Rooms for hire
Study room
Study spaces
Talking books on CD
Wi-Fi printing from your own device
Word processing