Overview

In our libraries you can get access to a range of facilities and services.

You can also use our online services to:

Find out more about the libraries in Medway

Opening hours
  • Monday: 10am to 1pm and 2 to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday: closed

Please note that the library computers shut down 15 minutes prior to closing. 
 

Bank holidays

All Medway libraries are closed on bank holidays. 

You will still be able to use our 24 hour services including:

  • eBooks,
  • eAudiobooks,
  • eMagazines,
  • online resources – including access to the Encyclopaedia Britannica Online and the Dictionary of National Biography

You will also be able to reserve or renew books using your library card and PIN.

Location
Hempstead Neighbourhood Community Hub
Hempstead Road
Hempstead
Gillingham
Kent
ME7 3QG
Map
Contact details
Phone: 01634 337 799
Email: hempstead.library@medway.gov.uk

Free Wifi
Yes
Bicycle Racks
Yes
Fax
Yes
Flatbed Scanner
Yes
Photocopier
No
Colour Printer
Yes
Parking (Free)
Yes: roadside parking or car park outside of school hours
Parking (Paid)
No
Public Toilets
No
Study Room/Tables
Yes
Refreshment Area
No
Sure Start Centre
No
Out of hours meeting facility
No
Freephone for council services
No
Community hub
No
Art display space available
Three wall spaces:
2.64m x 3.70m
2.18m x 1.16m
2.38m x 2.19m

Four shelves:
183cm x 45cm x 45cm each
Meeting room for hire
Yes
Small local history collection
Yes
Upstairs Reading Space
No
Disabled access
Physical access
Level ground near entrance with no steps
Wheelchair ramp
Automatic doors
Clear and well lit signage
Wheelchair accessible shelves
Accessible toilet
Audible fire alarm
Guide dogs welcome

Computers
Accessibility software

Resources
Audio books on CD and cassette
Books in large print
Quick reads