Herne Bay Library

Following Government advice, our library will be closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Please hold on to library material until we reopen. There are no fines when the library is closed.

  • Address:
  • 124 High Street
  • Herne Bay
  • Kent
  • CT6 5JY
03000 41 31 31
01227 741582
Opening Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm


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

Other Information

  • Public wi fi
  • B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Fax
  • Portable hearing loop
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Audiobooks
  • Print magnifier
  • Microform reader with A3 & A4 printing
  • Talk Time on Mondays 10:30 - 11:30 am
  • Talk Time Knit and Natter on Wednesdays 2pm - 4pm
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Thursdays 11am - 11:20 am
  • Storytime on Fridays 11am - 11:20 am
  • IT Buddy daily except Friday, times vary (please check library)
  • Family History Help on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays times vary (please check library)


Ramped access. Automatic doors.

Public computers are switched off 10 minutes before the library closes.


Public car park at rear of library building; entry into it via William Street.

Other information

Out of hours returns via letterbox (subject to size of book) at any time

Registration of births and deaths daily by appointment - in private room

Search library activities and events on the local Kent directory

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

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

Meeting rooms for hire, please contact library

UK Online Centre ID 4711