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Lordswood Library, Kestrel Road, Lordswood, Chatham ME5 8TH


01634 337799

Opening hours

  • Monday, 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 2pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday, closed
  • Thursday, 9am to 5pm
  • Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday, 10am to 4pm


How to find Lordswood Library

Library facilities include

  • accessibility at Lordswood Library and library services for people with disabilities
  • fax (outgoing only)
  • flat-bed scanner
  • payment by credit and debit card
  • payment by cash (up to £20 per transaction)
  • photocopier - black and white
  • public access computers (free of charge)
  • public car park behind the shops
  • Lordswood Youth Centre offers a wide variety of activities for young people
  • Wi-Fi with free access

Additional services

We supply recycling bags and dog poop bags.  You can purchase caddy bags.

Library stock includes

Regular events at Lordswood Library

  • Baby bounce and rhyme - Monday, 10am to 10.30am
  • Chatterbooks - Saturday (fortnightly), 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Childminders group - Tuesday, 2pm to 3pm 
  • Community Warden surgery - Friday, 9.30am to 10.30am
  • Councillor surgery - First Saturday of each month, 10am to 10.30am
  • Crime readers' group - First Thursday of each month, 11am to 12noon
  • Health walk - every Monday 9.45 for a 10am start
  • Hi Kent Hearing aid maintenance clinic - Advice and support for those wearing hearing aids, second Thursday of every month, 10 to 11.30am
  • Knitting for charity group - Friday, 2pm
  • Lordswood History - A community history project to research and collect the social history of   Lordswood with an ultimate aim of producing a book - First Saturday of the month, 2 to 4pm. 
  • New to Computers - Arranged on request
  • Medway health walks - Monday, 9.45am for 10am start
  • PCSO surgery - third Monday of the month, 11am to 12noon
  • Pop in and play - Mondays and Saturdays 1pm to 3pm 
  • Readers' group - Last Thursday of the month, 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Teatime StorytimeFridays, 3.30 to 4pm (Term time only) 
  • Toddler shake and boogie - Friday, 9.30am to 10am

Special events at Medway libraries

Making the most of your library

Last year Lordswood Library had 57,510 visitors. They borrowed 43,623 books and films and used 3,011 hours of computer time.

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