Margate Library

Margate Library is open 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:
  • Thanet Gateway Plus
  • Cecil Street
  • Margate
  • Kent
  • CT9 1RE
03000 41 31 31
01843 293015
Margate Library
Opening Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 2.00pm


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

Other Information

  • Public wi fi
  • A4 B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Fax
  • DVDs
  • Audio books
  • Microform reader and printer
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Monday 10am - 10:20am
  • Ancestry help available; please book with library
  • Creative Writing Group on alternate Saturdays 10am - midday; please contact library
  • IT Buddies available, please book with library


Ramped access. Automatic doors. Lift to first floor.

Temporarily suspended - Public toilet with baby changing facilities. Accessible toilet with hoist for disabled customers (with personal radar key).

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


Public car park is five minutes' walk or on-street parking nearby.

Other information

Visit our Wellbeing Zone for health related information.

Bus pass applications

Registration of births and deaths Monday and Thursday 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 4828