Our libraries and community hubs are open with a reduced service.

Reduced services

You can:

You will not be able to browse our book shelves until further notice.

You can apply for daily visitor parking vouchers for collection or postage online or by phone: 01634 332 266.

The mobile library remains closed.

Loans, renewals and membership

Until further notice:

  • all loans and renewals will be issued for 3 weeks
  • you can renew loans up to 4 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

You can manage your libraries account online where you can also borrow eBookseAudiobooks or eMagazines.


Events and group activities held at our libraries and archives centre will remain cancelled until further notice.

Find a library

View opening hours for community hubs and libraries on find a library.


Medway Archives Centre remains closed.

Social distancing

When visiting our venues please follow government social distancing guidelines. This includes wearing a face covering unless you are exempt. 

More coronavirus updates