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Tuesday, 4th August 2020

We are delighted to be open and to welcome you back for Internet Browsing at the Forum from Wednesday 5th August. The Forum is open Monday - Saturday, 10am – 4pm for Internet Browsing and Click & Collect book orders only.

Pre-book your internet session by calling

01702 534117

To help reassure our customers and colleagues we are introducing the following:

Limiting Customer Numbers - Please visit alone where possible.

Physical Distancing - Please respect a 2m distance from others, including staff.

Sanitise - Please use the hand sanitiser provided when entering the library and using the computers.

Face Masks - Face masks should be worn at all times when using the computers.

One Way System - Please heed signage and staff directions.

Returning Books - Please place items you are returning into the Book Drop located to the right of the front entrance.


Ebooks, audio books, and digital magazines and newspapers are available to download for free from


Story Rhymes sessions will continue every Wednesday via Zoom, to join in go to Southend Bookstart LIVE Storyrhymes Facebook page.


Home Library Service is continuing for those who are shielding. Please call 01702 534123 or email to discuss home delivery.

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