Ashford Library

Ashford Library is open for bookshelf browsing, pre-booked computer and WiFi sessions.

We are slowly reintroducing events and activities at some of our libraries where possible. Please contact the library for details.

Not a member of the library yet? Join online.

  • Address:
  • Ashford Gateway Plus
  • Church Road
  • Ashford
  • Kent
  • TN23 1AS
03000 41 31 31
01233 620295
Ashford Library
Opening Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 1.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 3.00pm


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 and colour photocopier
  • Scanner and fax
  • DVDs and CDs
  • Audio books
  • Microform readers and printers
  • Portable hearing loop
  • Visually Impaired Reading Group monthly on 2nd Monday 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Toddler Time crafts alternate Monday 10am - 11am
  • Storytime on Thursdays 10:30am - 10:50am (term time)
  • Hard of Hearing Book Group monthly on 1st Thursday 11am
  • Ashford Library reading group meet monthly on 1st Thursday 6:45pm - 7:45pm
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Friday 10am - 10:20am (term time) starting 8 October 2021
  • Knit and Natter on Friday 1pm - 2:30pm


All floors are accessible by lift.

Toilets on first floor and second floor. Changing Places room available.

Public computers are switched off 15 minutes before the library closes.


Ample parking in Church Road (short term), Vicarage Lane, Elwick Road and Station Road. Designated bays at rear and front of the building.

Other information

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 our reading groups listing

For out of hours enquiries, please contact 24/7 Ask a Kent Librarian

UK Online Centre ID 3451296