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Belhus library, part of South Ockendon Centre, is open from Monday 6 July. The opening hours will be 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am -1pm on Saturday. Other libraries remain closed until further notice. You can access newspapers and magazines, get e-books and e-audio and take part in job club sessions online.
Go to our coronavirus (COVID-19) safety page for information on visiting re-opened libraries and items due for return. Items due between 1 January and 31 July have had their loan dates extended automatically to 1 September. Please do not put borrowed items in library book drops or letterboxes.
Purfleet Library - part of Purfleet Community Hub
Purfleet Community Hub, including Purfleet library, opened in 2016.
This is a self-service library, managed by our housing staff and hub volunteers who can help you access services via self-service computers and direct phones.