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Community Hub StroodStrood Library, Community Hub Strood, 133 High Street, Strood, Rochester ME2 4TJ.


01634 337799

Opening times

  • Monday, 9am to 6pm
  • Tuesday, 9am to 6pm Community Hub Strood, Children's library
  • Wednesday, 9am to 6pm
  • Thursday, 9am to 6pm
  • Friday, 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 9am to 5pm

How to find Strood Library.

Library facilities include:

  • accessibility at Strood Library and library services for people with disabilities
  • bicycle racks
  • flat-bed scanner
  • payment by credit and debit card 
  • payment by cash (up to £20 per transaction)
  • photocopier - colour
  • public access computers (free of charge)
  • public toilets.

Additional services

We also supply recycling bags and dog poop bags and sell daily visitor parking vouchers, USB memory sticks and caddy bags. Please be aware that daily visitor parking vouchers, caddy bags and USB memory sticks are not available after 6pm on Monday and Fridays.

Library stock includes:

Regular events at Strood Library

  • Baby bounce and rhyme - Tuesday and Thursday, 10.30am to 11am
  • Chatterbooks - Alternate Thursdays from 4pm to 5pm (From 14 September 2017)
  • Colour in and chill out (for grown ups) - Thursday, 1.30pm to 3pm
  • Crafty divas - Friday, 10am to 3pm
  • Health walk - Tuesday, 9.45 for 10am start
  • Homework club - Friday (term time only), 3.30pm to 5.30pm  
  • Lego Club - Wednesday and Friday, 3pm to 5pm (Drop in and play)
  • New to computers - Arranged on request 
  • Pop in and play - Saturday, 10am to 4pm
  • Readers' group - third Monday of the month, 7pm - 8.30pm, and second Wednesday of the month, 2.30pm - 4pm
  • Strood Music Experience - first Thursday of the month 2 - 3.30pm
  • Teatime Storytime - Tuesday, 4pm to 5pm term time, and 2pm to 3pm school holidays only
  • Teen readers' group - Last Saturday of the month, 1 to 2pm
  • Toddler shake and boogie - Monday and Friday, 10.30am
  • West Kent Lifeways - by appointment

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Making the most of your library

Last year Strood Library had 145,594 visitors. They borrowed 140,536 books and films and used 12,999 hours of computer time.

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