Reduced Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.

Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our  Coronavirus information page

You are invited to view and contribute to the The Mayor's Covid Record of Reflection


There are four libraries located within Castle Point. These are managed and run by Essex County Council.

Click on each link below to find the information on location, opening hours, contact details and services available.

Other libraries in Essex.

Use the ELAN (Essex Libraries Automated Network) for renewing, reserving or any of the automated services associated with library. Follow the login process (Details needed are your library ticket barcode and Pincode).

For a more detailed view on library services in Essex click on the Essex link in the right hand column, which will take you to the Libraries homepage.