Learning at your library

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.

Talking tablet

Get to know your iPad or computer tablet with a free sessions at one of our libraries.

Learn how to make the most of it, including:

  • browsing free e-magazines
  • downloading e-books
  • editing photos
  • using apps such as FaceTime, iTunes and iCloud
  • keeping your data safe with security settings and back-ups

This is your chance to become more confident using your tablet and exploring all the amazing things you can do with it.

Simply contact your local library to give us your name, contact number and preferred library. We will then arrange a session for you.

Bring your tablet with you and discover so much more with your library.