Mobile LibraryMobile library lorry

Panfield is served by Halstead Mobile Library, fornightly on Thursdays. It carries a wide selection of books and other items and you can also reserve books, DVDs, etc if the item you require isn't in stock. It is still free to borrow books but please note that there is a small charge to borrow DVDs of £2.00 for two weeks from the mobile library.  A full list of other library charges is available here.

The mobile library is also wheelchair accessible.


Mobile library stops for Panfield (Thursdays' route, week 1):

Queens Gardens - 9.15am to 10.15am

Meadow Close - 10.20am to 10.45am

Find out about visit dates and times for Panfield by visiting the Mobile Library service web page or for more details or help use Live Chat or phone 0345 603 7628. 

To find out about other library services on offer please visit the Essex Libraries web pages


Essex County Council is proposing to make changes to the mobile library service. Have your say by taking part in the public consultation which runs from 19 September to 6 November 2017. Young people under the age of 16 can also take part as a special version has been created for them. The consultation survey and related documents are available on the Essex Libraries web page.