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Medway Libraries offer
events for all ages from parents and babies to social groups
for older people.
It is free to borrow books for up to three weeks at a time but
charges apply to some services.
Discover the hottest
new titles in Medway this week.
Summer Reading Challenge 2014
This year the Summer Reading Challenge starts on Saturday, 12
July. Children aged 4 - 12 can register in their local
library and read 6 books by Saturday. 13 September, claiming prizes
for each book read.
The Lost Gods
Inspired by Francesca Simon's The Lost Gods, local children have
created a Norse
poem. Lines from the poem will be hidden
around Medway from Saturday, 12 July to Saturday, 13
September. Clue sheets can be collected from libraries and
once a line is found either take a photo or describe the location
in your local library to claim a prize.
Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre
Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre will be shut for
stocktaking and remedial building works from Monday, 4 August. The
centre will reopen on Monday, 1 September. Medway Libraries and
Archives apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Love to read?
Do you love to read?
Find out what to read next or where to meet and discuss books
with other readers.
Children and young people
Every Medway library has areas for children and young people including books,
activities and more. Use these pages
to discover what your local library can offer
for children, young people, parents, carers, teachers and early
Computers and online resources
Public computers and computing courses are available free in all
resources are available free; some from the comfort of
your own home. Great for general interest, homework and study.
Films and TV series
Discover the latest films and TV
Series, recent price reductions and our sound and vision loyalty
If you are a writer, an actor, a poet, a musician, a games
maker, a photographer, a dancer, a film maker, someone who works
with traditional and modern crafts or something else entirely,
Medway to find out how Medway can help you reach
your creative goals or to join one of our craft groups.
Visit our healthy living page to see how we can
help you enjoy a healthier life with.
Information for people with disabilities
including details about reading groups, home library service,
postal service for the blind and partially sighted, services for
Jobseeking and business support
A range of resources for jobseekers.
Links to external business and jobseeker
information can be found in library links.
Are you researching local or family history?
Discover Medway's truly amazing history at Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre
For anyone interested in researching the history, geography and
people of Medway.
The centre houses special collections on Charles Dickens,
Chatham Dockyard and Medway’s rich naval history.
Discover volunteering opportunities with Medway Libraries
including the Home Library Service, Friends of Medway Libraries and
Duke of Edinburgh Award placements
Performance and Policies
View our current performance.