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Essex County Public Library

Dana Smook  - Dana Smook, Library Director

The Essex Public Library is a rich resource for enhancing the educational, employment and recreational opportunities of the citizens of Essex County.

Our Mission:

The Essex Public Library provides materials and services to help community residents meet informational, educational and recreational needs, placing a special emphasis on providing community information, promoting education of our youth, supporting informational needs of people in transition and providing a variety of high interest, high demand materials to our rural population.

Our friendly and professional staff is eager to serve you.

The library has an active Friends group that hosts several book and author events each year.  Membership applications are available at the circulation desk.  Library hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday and Tuesday; 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Wednesday and Thursday; 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Friday; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday. Call 804-443-4945 or email the library for more information.

Visit the Essex County Public Library's webpage

Rappahannock Community College Library

Just under ten miles across the river in Warsaw is the Rappahannock Community College Library which is also open to the public. With over 40,000 volumes, it is a full service college library. For more information visit the RCC Library site