Canterbury Library

Canterbury Library will open on 12 April for bookshelf browsing, pre-booked computer and WiFi sessions.

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

Any items on loan before the first lock-down have been extended until 31 May 2021. There are no fines when the library is closed.

  • Address:
  • 18 High Street
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT1 2RA
Tel:
03000 41 31 31
Fax:
Textphone:
HQ:
Canterbury 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 - 4.00pm
  

Facilities

Disabled access
Saturday, some evening opening
Internet computers
Online catalogue
Childrens library
Storytimes
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)

Access

Accessible toilets with baby-changing facilities on each level.

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

Parking

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

Other information

Out of hours returns via dropbox in Visitor Information Centre 10am - 4pm on Sundays only

Bus pass applications

Registration service is temporarily suspended 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

Meeting rooms for hire, please contact library

UK Online Centre ID 4485