Overview

Rochester Community Hub is open, with a reduced service.

You can:

  • borrow books
  • return books
  • use our click and collect, and reservations services
  • collect recycling bags
  • buy caddy liners
  • access council services

You can book a computer slot by phoning 01634 337 799. Speak to staff if you need extra time to complete a Universal Credit claim.

The family and adults activity sessions will remain cancelled until further notice.

You can order and pay for daily parking visitor vouchers online.

When visiting our buildings, please follow social distancing guidance. Face coverings must be worn when visiting our buildings.

When entering our buildings you will be required to provide staff with your name and telephone number for the NHS Test and Trace service.

Online reservations

You can reserve specific items for collection at a community hub or library of your choice.

Click and collect

Our new click and collect service allows you to request a specific genre, style or type of book which library staff will select for you, for example westerns or books about photography. You can choose which community hub or library to collect the books from.

Online services

You can use our 24-hour online services to:


View the coronavirus pages to keep up to date with all service updates, closures and cancellations.

Find out more about Medway libraries

Opening hours
  • Monday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Thursday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Friday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm
  • Sunday: closed

Bank holidays

All Medway libraries are closed on bank holidays. 

Location
Rochester Community Hub
Eastgate
Rochester
Kent
ME1 1EW
Map
Contact details
Phone: 01634 337 799
Email: rochester.library@medway.gov.uk
Free Wifi
Yes
Bicycle Racks
No
Fax
Yes
Flatbed Scanner
Yes
Photocopier
Yes
Colour Printer
Yes
Parking (Free)
No
Parking (Paid)
No
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
Yes
Art display space available
One wall space:
11.58m x 1.06m

Four shelves:
183cm x 45 cm x 45cm each
Meeting room for hire
No
Small local history collection
Yes
Upstairs Reading Space
No
Disabled access
Physical access
Disabled access parking spaces for blue badge holders
Level ground near entrance with no steps Automatic doors
Hearing loop
Guide dogs welcome
Wheelchair accessible shelves
Accessible toilet
Self service machine in wheelchair accessible location
Audible fire alarm

Computers
Height adjustable computer desk
Accessibility software
Adaptive keyboard
Adaptive mouse

Resources
Audio books on CD
Books in large print
Quick reads