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Southchurch Library

221 Lifstan Way, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2XG, England
+44 1702 215011
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Amazing gem in Southchurch

As a family we love this local library. Don't be fooled be it's exterior. They do loads of things... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
DJMUMMY
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London, United Kingdom
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Friendly community resource with book and knit & natter clubs

A great library. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Important to remember libraries are... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
ProofIsInThePudding
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Essex, United Kingdom
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It may be small, but Southchurch Library packs a lot in! A real sense of community has kept this library a favourite in the local area. Come and explore...You'll be surprised what you find.
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23 Feb 2018
“Amazing gem in Southchurch”
31 Jan 2018
“Friendly community resource with book and knit & natter clubs”
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221 Lifstan Way, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2XG, England
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

As a family we love this local library. Don't be fooled be it's exterior. They do loads of things for the children (storyrhymes and reading challenges to name two). Staff are super friendly and always smiling and happy to help. Great children's section and although...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

A great library. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Important to remember libraries are community spaces too. So the demise of books or otherwise (hello vinyl records, a case in point) places like this have groups from sessions for kids to a book club, and...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

It is becoming a rare thing to still maintain a "local" library, however although its future has been in doubt recently it is managing to keep going with local help. It always has a good selection of books, DVDS etc and the staff are always...More

Thank brian t
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The library is not vast, this makes everything accessible. The staff are always nearby to help along with a good selection of books and everything else you would expect to find in a library. It is clean, tidy and organised. Ease of parking makes it...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is a lovely local library providing an important service to the local area, and despite of threats of closures in recent years is still managing to keep its "head above water". It would be such a great loss if it were ever to close.....

Thank brian t
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SouthendLibsMus, Promotion & Events Team at Southchurch Library, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

Hello, Thank you so much for your feedback. It is great to hear that you enjoy Southchurch Library and we shall pass your comments to the Southchurch Library staff. Kind regards, Promotion & Events Team Southend Libraries & Museums

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Reviewed 14 May 2015

We are very lucky to have such a good friendly library on our doorstep, no parking problems, and always someone on hand to help. The very real shame is that it has been under threat of closure so many times, and as it is, two...More

Thank brian t
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