Library visits for groups and schools

Libaries closed, Tuesday 11 February

Libraries and community hubs will be closed for staff training all day on Tuesday 11 February 2020 except for the South Ockendon Centre, which will be open from 10am until 5pm. You can order and renew items online while libraries are closed.

Aveley library is moving

Aveley library closes permanently at its Purfleet Road address from 1pm on Saturday 1 February. The library will reopen at its new home in New Maltings, High Street, Aveley, RM15 4BY from 10am on Tuesday 18 February 2020. You can order and renew items online while the library is closed.

Group visits

We invite all groups to visit their local library. Visits must be booked in advance.

To book a visit contact:

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

: 01375 413 976


Tell us what you would like your visit to include.

We can show you:

  • what you can find in the library
  • what you can do online
  • a tour of the library
  • library services which meet the specific needs of your group members

We can also cover the reader badge syllabuses for Brownies, Cubs, Guides and Scouts and introduce library support for group members with English as a second language.