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Gillingham Library is housed in the Community Hub Gillingham, High Street, Gillingham, ME7 1BG.

gillingham.library@medway.gov.uk

01634 337799

Opening hours

  • Monday, 9am to 7pm
  • Tuesday, 10am to 7pm
  • Wednesday, 9am to 7pm
  • Thursday, 9am to 7pm
  • Friday, 9am to 7pm
  • Saturday, 9am to 5pm

How to find Gillingham Library.

Library facilities include

  • accessibility at Community Hub Gillingham and library services for people with disabilities
  • fax (01634 283805) - temporarily unavailable
  • flat-bed scanner
  • freephone for council services
  • Medway Council Contact Point
  • payment by credit and debit card
  • payment by cash (up to £20 per transaction) 
  • photocopiers - colour
  • public access computers (free of charge)
  • public car parking is just a minute's walk away (local charges apply)
  • quiet study room
  • Wi-Fi with free access

Additional services

We supply recycling bags and dog poop bags. And you can purchase daily visitor parking vouchers, memory sticks and earbud headphones.

Help with council services

Community Hub Gillingham also offers information and support on a range of additional council services, such as Blue Badge collections, recycling, and schools.

Library stock includes

Regular events at Gillingham Library

  • Babcock careers service - CV and jobsearch advice every Friday. Please book direct with Babcock
  • Baby bounce and rhyme - Friday, 10.45am to 11.15am
  • Children's craft sessions - first Saturday of the month, 10.30am drop in session, suitable for ages 3+
  • Councillor surgery with Adam Price (Gillingham North) and David Coleman (Gillingham South) - fourth Saturday of the month, 10.30am to 11.30am
  • New to computers - Arranged on request
  • Readers' group - second Tuesday of the month, 10.30am and third Thursday of the month, 10.30am
  • Readers' group - third Thursday of the month, 10.30am
  • Readers group - beyond words. A reading group for people with learning and communication difficulties. First Friday of the month, 2pm
  • Storytime - Monday, 4pm to 4.30pm
  • Toddler shake and boogie - Tuesday, 10.45am to 11.15am
  • West Kent Lifeways - every Wednesday, 1pm to 4.30pm and Friday (fortnightly), 9am to 12noon 

Special events at Medway libraries

Making the most of your library

Last year Gillingham Library had 201,065 visitors.  They borrowed 142,870 books and films and used 24,551 hours of computer time.

If you have a suggestion you feel would improve this library, we would like to hear from you.