Folkestone Library

Folkestone Library remains closed until further notice as the site is currently being used as a Covid19 testing centre.

All library and birth registration services will be temporarily suspended. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Hythe Library is open for birth registration appointments.

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. The out-of-hours returns facility is currently unavailable at this library. Your nearest alternative is Hythe Library.

  • 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 - 4.00pm


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
  • 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. This is currently unavailable.

Bus pass applications

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

Meeting room for hire, please contact library

UK Online Centre ID 4651