Hours and Location

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Essex Library’s building, book drop and in-person services are not available. We look forward to re-opening these services as soon as the public health situation allows us to do so safely.


Sunday Closed
Monday 10 – 6
Tuesday 10 – 7
Wednesday 10 – 6
Thursday 10 – 7
Friday 10 – 5
Saturday 10 – 4


We are located at 33 West Avenue in Essex, Connecticut. Use the map and links below to get directions from your location.

Welcome back!

Library Materials Return Begins May 20th

Essex Library will begin accepting returned materials on May 20th in our parking lot at specific times. Click for important return information.

Essex Library Park & Pickup Service to Begin Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Contact-free pickup will be available Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. from a designated table in the library’s main parking lot.

Click for important return information.

Thank You for Your Support!