Essex (County of). Library System

Site: Essex - Fairview Ave W - Essex County Civic Centre

Service: Administration

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-776-5241
Fax 519-776-6851
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Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Public library system 
* provides information services  
* lends books and audio-visual material  
* free public Internet workstations  
* provides a public library service for all ages from pre-school to senior citizens  
* provides information, free programs, recreational reading, reference material, videos, large print books, and free public Internet work stations 
* 14 locations within Essex County, WiFi available at all 14 locations - library or guest card required 
* Downloadable e-book, e-audio books and online reference tools available 24 - 7 from your home computer or from your local branch library 
You can access the internet on a Public Computer to obtain a wide range of government information and online services for residents and businesses, including; 
* changing your home address 
* registering your newborn 
* applying for a birth, marriage or death certificate 
* registering your business 
* updating your business information 
* A place people can go to cool off during times of extremely high temperatures
Hours Mon-Thu: 8:30 am-4:30 pm & Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility Must have a valid library card to borrow materials
Application Application process required
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1966
Primary Executive Robin Greenall, Chief Librarian, CEO; Phone: (Business) 519-776-5241 ext 122
Alternate Executive Rob Johnston, Manager, Community Services; Phone: (Business) 519-776-5241 ext 128; Email:
Elections Board appointed by Committee of County Council
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Essex
Address & Map
Essex County Civic Centre
360 Fairview Ave W, Suite 101
Essex, ON N8M 1Y3
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Intersection Talbot St N and Fairview Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
Print Material Print material available

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