Folkestone Library

Folkestone Library is open for book browsing and borrowing, prebooked public PC and WiFi sessions as well as bookable access to our local studies collection.

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  • Address:
  • 2 Grace Hill
  • Folkestone
  • Kent
  • CT20 1HD
03000 41 31 31
01303 242907
Folkestone Library
Opening Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 10.00am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 4.30pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 4.30pm
Thursday 10.00am - 4.30pm
Friday 10.00am - 4.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm


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

Other Information

  • Public wi fi
  • A4 B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W and A4 colour photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Fax
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Audiobooks
  • Microform reader and printer

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

  • Beyond Words Book Group meets monthly on Monday 2pm - 3pm (please contact library for dates)
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Tuesday 10am - 10:30am
  • Code Club on Tuesday during term time 4pm - 5pm
  • Talk Time on Thursday 11am - midday


Level access to library services.

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


There are Pay & Display spaces opposite the library and on neighbouring streets.

Other information

Out-of-hours returns - letter box on the front door.

Bus pass applications are temporarily suspended

Registration of births on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday by appointment - private room is 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

Temporarily suspended - Meeting room for hire, please contact library

UK Online Centre ID 4651