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Discover Southend on Sea and surrounding areas throughout history with our newly added images from the Southend Picture Archive

Discover Southend On Sea's Past History with our newly added images from the Southend Picture Archive together with book collections and interactive maps

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Discover Find My Past

Find My Past is the latest addition to our FREE digital resources collection.

Access is now available in-library via The People's Network computers, where you can view the 1921 Census; the largest collection of UK Parish registers; the British Newspaper Archive and much more!

Please do not hesitate to ask staff for any assistance you may require.

Discover Southend on Sea

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Video tutorials from Niche Academy to assist with accessing our Online Resources

Discover video tutorials from Niche Academy to help you improve your digital and research skills or get started with social media and internet basics.

A User's Guide to the Spydus Mobile App

Education and Further Learning

Visit Our Education And Further Learning Page Containing Helpful Links For Home Schooling And Further Education

Employment, Training and creating a CV

Discover Helpful Links To Websites For Help Finding Employment, Training And Creating CVS

Southend Business Page

Visit The Southend Business Page For Support

With Starting A New

Business,Training For A New Career,Business Support, Grants And

Renting Office Space.

Physical Activity and PE at home

Whether you need PE resources, workout videos or live PE sessions

Have it covered!

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