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“Beautiful building”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Leigh Library

Leigh Library
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Leigh Library is a community hub in the heart of Leigh-on-Sea, in a beautiful listed building. Whether you wish to loan books, DVDs, or CDs - or simply find a quiet nook to read in, Leigh Library will provide you a warm welcome. Behind the Library are Leigh Library Gardens, a peaceful haven of green - which even has a secret slide!
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful building”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

Leigh library is the most beautiful old building, inside and out. The gardens are lovely to, and there is a small park in the grounds. We often take the children to the library first, where the staff are always so nice and helpful. Then we go for a picnic in the gardens where the children can run around and play safely.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Lorraine W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Save Leigh Library!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

Leigh-on-Sea has a real treasure and it is that of the public library in an historic building right in the middle of town. It has extensive gardens that are great for families to enjoy or to read a book when the sun is out.

Leigh Library is run by qualified professionals and some volunteers who really help with advice or finding what you need.

It would be a shame to see this building converted to something different. Libraries were designed as a level playing field so that rich and poor could educate themselves through reading. It is a place of inspiration and it should not be closed or moved.

It is one of the places that makes Leigh on Sea so special.

Visited June 2013
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2 Thank travellingBill2011
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