Greenstead Library

Who? Greenstead Library

What? Greenstead Library offers a range of events and services, including:

  • Activities:
    • The Book Rippers Book Club:
      Fortnightly on Thursdays, 2.30 pm
    • Baby and Toddler Time
      Every Monday, 10am – 10.30am
      (excluding school and bank holidays)
    • Greenstead Library Homework Club
      Fully supervised with internet access, free printing and resources available.
      Every Monday and Tuesday, 3 – 5.30pm
      Every Thursday, 3 – 4.45pm
      Every Saturday, 10am – 12noon
      (term time only)
  • Items Available from this Library:
    • Clear recycling sacks for paper/card, and
    • Green boxes for glass and cans
    • One recycling box and one roll of clear sacks per property per visit.
    • White sacks for garden waste – £3.70 per sack.
    • NEW! Caddy Sacks for Food Waste Bins – £1 per roll of 20.
      • Please contact the Library to check availability.
      • Further information available from Colchester Borough Council on 01206 282700 or email recycling@colchester.gov.uk
  • Additional Services:
    • Internet
    • Photocopying Service
    • Fax Service
    • Newspapers
    • Language courses
    • Energy monitors
    • Wi-Fi
    • Booksale
    • DVDs
    • Audio Books
    • Induction Loops
    • Items for Sale

Where? Hawthorne Avenue, Colchester, CO4 3QE

When? The Library is open as follows:

Monday: 9.00 – 6.00
Tuesday: 9.00 – 6.00
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9.00 – 5.00
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9.00 – 5.00
Sunday: Closed

Contact:
Item Renewals and Library Enquiries: 0345 603 7628 and online
Phone: 01206 862758
Fax: 01206 798754
Email: Greenstead.Library@essex.gov.uk
You can also visit the library’s page on the Essex County Council website here.