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

Christmas opening hours

All Medway libraries will be closed on:

  • Wednesday 25 December 2019
  • Thursday 26 December 2019
  • Friday 27 December 2019
  • Wednesday 1 January 2020

On Tuesday 24 December and Tuesday 31 December 2019, we will be closing at 4pm.

Outside of these days, usual opening hours apply.

 

Opening hours
  • Monday: 9am to 6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 7pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 9am to 6pm
  • Friday: 9am to 6pm
  • 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
Birling Avenue
Rainham
Gillingham
Kent
ME8 7LR
Map
Contact details
Phone: 01634 337 799
Email: rainham.library@medway.gov.uk
Free Wifi
Yes
Bicycle Racks
Yes
Fax
Yes
Flatbed Scanner
Yes
Photocopier
Yes
Colour Printer
Yes
Parking (Free)
No
Parking (Paid)
Yes
Public Toilets
Yes
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
Yes, in the foyer in a locked cabinet suitable for artwork and 3D items.

183cm x 167cm
Meeting room for hire
No
Small local history collection
Yes
Upstairs Reading Space
Yes
Disabled access
Physical access
Disabled access parking spaces for blue badge holders
Handrail by entrance
Wheelchair ramp
Automatic doors
Accessible toilet
Guide dogs welcome
Stairs and steps marked with a contrasting colour
Audible fire alarm

Computers
Height adjustable computer desk
Accessibility software
Adaptive keyboard
Adaptive mouse

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