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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.

Stanford-le-Hope Library

Stanford-le-Hope library is temporarily closed for coronavirus (COVID-19) safety reasons.

The library was purpose built in 1958 and holds over 8,000 books plus videos. There is 1 public toilet with access for disabled people.

Stanford-le-Hope has a literary past with the author Joseph Conrad having been a resident at the turn of the last century.


Stanford-le-Hope Library, High Street, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0HG


01375 672 058

Opening times


Car park: 
Small car park at the front of the library.
Disabled access: 
Yes. Single storey building.

Library services

Adult reading group
Ancestry online
Baby rhyme time
Book club
Bookstart - books for babies
Display area for hire
Enquiry desk
Games club
Home-Link - housebound service
Large print books
Scanner for documents
Talking books on CD
Word processing