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Canterbury Library

  • Address:
  • 18 High Street
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT1 2RA
03000 41 31 31
Canterbury Library
Opening Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 8.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm

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Disabled access
Saturday, some evening opening
Internet computers
Online catalogue
Childrens library
Local studies collection
No exhibition space

Other Information

  • Public wi fi
  • A4 B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Microform reader with A3 & A4 B&W printing
  • Fax
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Audio books
  • Talk Time on Tuesday 10am - midday
  • Reading Groups monthly on first Tuesday 2pm - 3pm and first Thursday 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Thursday 10am - 10:30am and 11am - 11:30am
  • Storytime on Saturday 3pm - 3:30pm
  • IT Buddy, including Family History help, at various times daily (please check with library)
  • Code Club on Thursday 5pm - 7pm


Public computers are switched off 15 minutes before the library closes.


Car parks very close by including Pound Lane public car park.

Other information

Out of hours returns via dropbox in Visitor Information Centre 10am - 5pm on Sundays only.

Bus pass applications
Registration of births and deaths daily by appointment - private room available.

Search library activities and events on the local Kent directory.

To find a reading group in your area, search the our reading groups listing.

For out of hours enquiries, please contact 24/7 Ask a Kent Librarian.

UK Online Centre ID 4485