Essex Public Library

Graphic with Car that reads Curbside Pickup

To use curbside pickup for books and DVDs:

  1. Place holds on materials by logging into your online account. You can also place holds over the phone by calling us at (804) 443-4945. If you don’t have specific titles in mind to request, we recommend a Book Bundle. Order a Book Bundle using this easy online form.
  2. When your requests are ready for pickup, you will receive an e-mail or a phone call. We’ll hold your items for 7 days.
  3. When you arrive to pick up your materials, call us at (804) 443-4945. We will check the items out on your account bring them out to the parking lot for contactless service.
  4. To return borrowed materials, please use the outdoor book drop. Returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours, and there will be a delay before items are removed from your account.

To use curbside pickup for printing:

  1. Print from home from any device using these mobile printing instructions.
  2. Call us from the parking lot when you arrive to pick up your prints.
  3. Put your payment in the box and retrieve your print the table in front of the library.

To use curbside copying and faxing:

  1. Fill out the faxing/copying form available on the table outside of the library.
  2. Put your documents in a provided envelope, along with your payment, and call us to let us know you need a copying/fax job completed.
  3. Leave your document on the table and we will retrieve it, then return your copies/fax to the table when they are done.

Our phone number is (804) 443-4945.

Our current hours of operation are:
Monday – Thursday
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Hours

    Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed

  • Location

    Essex Public Library
    117 North Church Lane
    Tappahannock, VA 22560

    Phone: 804-443-4945

  • About Essex County

    Essex County

    Town of Tappahannock

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.