Essex Public Library

Research & Learn

Career Transitions

Job seeking and career exploration. Take an interest and skills assessment to identify potential career fields; create a professional résumé for downloading and emailing; view webinars on interview skills, search for available jobs near you with an instant connection to Indeed™’s database.

Genealogy Resources

Learn about our genealogy resources.

MasterFILE Complete

This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research project. Search full-text general interest resources, including from periodicals, newspapers and books.

Use this quick access search box to search Consumer Reports articles within the MasterFILE database.

Search Consumer Reports

NoveList Plus

Need a book recommendation for a child, student, family member, or yourself? Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!

Search the Catalog

Search the library’s catalog for materials, place holds, and manage your library account.

Universal Class

Access over 500 online continuing education courses on available subjects including computer training, career training, art, writing skills, health/nutrition, and so much more.


  • 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

    Fax: 804-443-6444

  • About Essex County

    Essex County

    Town of Tappahannock

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