info Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

All libraries and hubs are closed

Our libraries and community hubs are closed until further notice, in line with government advice on social distancing. This includes the mobile library.

Loans, renewals and membership

Until further notice:

  • all loans and renewals will be issued for 8 weeks
  • you can renew loans up to 15 times
  • any overdue charges and fines will be waived
  • the system for borrowing books from partner libraries has been suspended
  • library cards due to expire will automatically be renewed for another year

Online library services

You can use our 24 hour online services to:

Events and exhibitions

Events and group activities held at our libraries and archives centre are cancelled until the end of June.

This includes the drop in exhibitions for the Hoo Peninsula consultation.

We are running virtual book clubs during this time.

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