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Essex Library Association

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Address: 33 West Ave, Essex, CT 06426-1139
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+1 860-767-1560
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Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue 10:00 - 19:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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The Best Book Sale

Every year Essex Library has their annual book sale. I get so excited I can hardly sleep the night before. This year was the best yet. Tables and tables of books. Travel... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
Harley M
Essex, Connecticut
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Essex, Connecticut
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Our town library is a great resource. The staff is always helpful. If you are in town and need a computer or Internet visit the library. Magazines and newspapers are available as well. Cool comfort is summer, come and hang out.

Thank Christine C
Essex, Connecticut
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

Every year Essex Library has their annual book sale. I get so excited I can hardly sleep the night before. This year was the best yet. Tables and tables of books. Travel, children's, History and novels. Hardcover and soft cover. The selection was outstanding. This library is so charming and has the most wonderful volunteers. It also got me back... More 

Thank Harley M
Essex, United States
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

A wonderful library, knowledgable and helpful staff. The staff will go out of their to get you either a book, dvd or other material you are looking for.

Thank Antonio R
Hamden, Connecticut
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

A place to relax and read the paper,books,and use the computer; I used the computer there often for many years... I also went to a chocolate tasting event at this library in 2012 or 2013 on a Sunday afternoon. And I also went to a lecture in the evening about ghosts; great time at both events.

Thank Elizabeth G
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

An excellent library in historic Essex. Fairly new and complete with an excellent children's section. Computers for public use. The library is friendly, very clean and comfortable. Always a nice selection of free books in the foyer as you enter.

Thank steve375
Essex, Connecticut
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

Our library is small for a small town but it has the ability to source books and videos from other area libraries. The staff is very cheerful and helpful. They offer to reserve later discs in the series you are following so they are ready when you are. They have a wonderful children's area with a very complete Thomas the... More 

Thank JackX729
Essex, Connecticut
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

The staff at the Essex Library are the most helpful and happy librarians I know. They go out of there way to help, and are always happy to recommend a book or a resource.

Thank Teenzone
Essex, Connecticut
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Reviewed 7 December 2014

This library has it all. Great staff, wonderful for every age level. The book selection and programs are filled with new and different events every month. I love spending time here.

Thank Harley M
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 November 2014

I love our Essex Library of which I am a member. The staff are so helpful and very pleasant to deal with. It's a wonderful place to browse and if a book is not on the shelf, the staff will order it and send an email notifying when it's ready for pick up. Great service! The only reason I give... More 

Thank Applesandangels
Essex, Connecticut, United States
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

So much goes on at this library I have to pick and choose and miss some attractive programs because of time. I belong to library book clubs, watch opera movies, listen to authors, attend debates, play bridge and on and on. One really handy service is the book-a-librarian which anyone can do who needs tech help with any of their... More 

Thank Claire M

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