Canterbury Library

  • Address:
  • 18 High Street
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT1 2RA
03000 41 31 31
Canterbury Library
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
  • 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 Group meets monthly on first Tuesday 2pm - 3pm
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Thursday 10:15am - 10:45am and 11:15am - 11:45am
  • CoderDojo fortnightly on Thursday (term-time) 4pm - 5:30pm
  • Storytime on Saturday 3pm - 3:30pm
  • IT Buddy, including Family History help, at various times daily (please check with library)


Public computers are switched off 10 minutes before the library closes.
Accessible toilets with baby-changing facilities on each level.


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