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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – libraries

Belhus library, Corringham library and Grays library have reopened. 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.

Library computers

You can use computers and the internet for free in all of our libraries for 2 hours each day. Wi-fi is also available at some libraries.

You can use library computers - or any home computer or device with internet access - to order and renew library items such as books, CDs or DVDs.

When you login to a library computer to access the internet or other computer services, you must first read our acceptable use agreement and agree to the terms of use.

Find out more about computers and internet in the library.

Help with computers

Our library staff can help you with your applications on the internet. For example, you can get help with online housing applications and help with online job applications.

Learn about computers

Our free Wiser4IT sessions are ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to use a computer.

Find out more about our beginners computer sessions.