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Library notices

Saturday 25 May to Saturday 1 June – Library activities for May half-term, including Elmer Day celebrations, stories and activities.

Monday 27 May – all Thurrock libraries will be closed for the spring bank holiday.

Saturday 8 June - Grays Library will be extending its opening hours until 5pm to join in the Pride Celebrations.

Saturday 8 June - Grays Library is hosting a special Pride-themed Corner Story ("Twas the night before Pride") and craft session making heart garlands - 10.30am to 11.30am.  

Monday 10 June – Tour of the Solar System at Grays Library.

Access to Research

Access to Research is a service that provides free access to more than 30 million academic articles in public libraries across the UK.

A wide range of subjects is covered. Examples include:

  • art
  • architecture
  • business
  • engineering
  • history
  • languages
  • politics
  • philosophy
  • mathematics
  • sciences

You can use Access to Research in any Thurrock library. Articles are provided online through their publishers' websites.

Using Access to Research

You can open the Access to Research website from a 'bookmark' link in the Google Chrome browser on any library computer.

Although to can open the website from any device on the internet, you get access to more information when you open Access to Research from a computer on our libraries network.

Other research

For other ways to research with Thurrock libraries, go to: