Whitstable Library

Whitstable Library is open for bookshelf browsing and borrowing.

We regret all of our library events and activities including Storytime, Talk Time, Rhyme Time and groups are suspended until further notice.

  • Address:
  • Oxford Street
  • Whitstable
  • Kent
  • CT5 1DB
03000 41 31 31
01227 771812
Opening Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 10.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 2.00pm


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
  • Portable hearing loop
  • Microform reader with A3 & A4 printing
  • DVDs
  • Audiobooks
  • Talk Time on Monday 11am - 11:45am
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Tuesday 11am - 11:30am
  • Craft and Chat fortnightly on Friday 1pm - 3 pm
  • Storytime on Friday 11am - 11:30am
  • IT Buddy available daily except on Thursday (please book with library)
  • Family History IT Buddy available on Thursday 10am - midday


Level access. Automatic doors.

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


No parking nearby, although public car parks in the town.

Other information

Out of hours returns via dropbox at any time

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 our reading groups listing

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

Lecture theatre for hire, please contact library

UK Online Centre ID 5216