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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – libraries

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.

Grays Library

The main entrance to the Thameside Complex is temporarily closed – a temporary public entrance to Grays library is open on Cromwell Road, at the right of the Thameside Complex.

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

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

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

Address

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

Contact

01375 413 976

Opening times

DayOpening times
Monday9am to 6pm
Tuesday9am to 4:30pm
Wednesday9am to 4:30pm
Thursday9am to 4:30pm
Friday9am to 4:30pm
Saturday9am to 1pm
SundayClosed

Details

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

Adult reading group
Ancestry online
Baby rhyme time
Book club
Book prescription collection
Bookstart - books for babies
Cancer collection - Macmillan
CDs - music
DVDs
Enquiry desk
Fax
Fiction in European languages
Games club
Home-Link - housebound service
Internet
Jigsaws available to borrow
Knit and natter group
Language courses
Large print books
Local history
Local newspapers on microfilm
Music scores
Rooms for hire
Scanner for documents
Stitch and sew group
Study room
Talking books on CD
Wi-Fi
Word processing