Cliftonville Library

From 12 April, Cliftonville Library will open for bookshelf browsing, pre-booked computer and WiFi sessions. Meanwhile, we will continue to offer appointments for Select and Collect and reservation pickups, as well as PC and WiFi use. Please place your order from the Select and Collect page and a member of staff will contact you to arrange a suitable pick up date and time.

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:
  • Queen Elizabeth Avenue
  • Margate
  • Kent
  • CT9 3JX
03000 41 31 31
Opening Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 9.30am - 12.30pm
1.30pm - 4.30pm
Tuesday 9.30pm - 12.30pm
1.30pm - 4.30pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
1.30pm - 4.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 2.00pm


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

Other Information

  • Public wi fi
  • A4 B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W photocopier
  • Scanner
  • DVDs
  • Audio books
  • Big Talk, Small Play on Tuesday 10:30am - 11:30am (term time)
  • Board Game Talk Time on Thursday 10am - 11:30am
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Friday 10am - 10:20am and 11am - 11:20am
  • IT Buddies available, please book with library
  • Crime Club reading group meets monthly on third Thursday at 11am
  • Monday Bookends reading group meets monthly on first Monday at 10am
  • Northdown Bookends reading group meets monthly on third Thursday at 3 pm
  • Knitting and Sewing group meets on Friday 2:30 - 3:30pm


Automatic doors. Level access. Toilet with wheelchair access.

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


Large free car park at the side of library but no designated bays for Blue Badge holders.

Other information

Out-of-hours returns - book drop box available

Registration of births and deaths 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

UK Online Centre ID 3451300