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Margate Library

The toilets at Margate Library are unavailable due to an issue with the alarms (public and disabled). The toilets are not expected to reopen until further notice.

Our libraries are free to join and offer a wide range of services - from free access to books, computers, the internet and information to the hire of music, audio books and films.

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  • Free bookable public computers and Wi-Fi (shut down 15 minutes before closing time)
  • A4 B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Fax
  • Microform reader and printer
  • Out-of-hours returns drop box available


  • Ramped access with automatic doors.
  • Lift to first floor
  • Public toilet with baby changing facilities
  • Accessible toilet with hoist for disabled customers (with personal radar key)


  • Public car park is five minutes' walk or on-street parking nearby

Library activities

  • Board Games Club on Tuesday 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Thursday 10:30am - 10:50am
  • Homework Club on Thursday 4pm - 5pm
  • Margate Craft Club meets fortnightly (weeks 1 and 3) 11am to midday
  • Creative Writing for Adults fortnightly on Saturdays 2pm - 3pm
  • Ancestry help available; please book with library
  • IT Buddy available; please book with library
  • Find a reading group
  • Search other library activities and events on the local Kent directory

Other information

Who to contact

03000 41 31 31
Fax: 01843 293015
Kent Libraries

Where to go

Margate Library
Thanet Gateway Plus
Cecil Street

When is it on?

Session Information
Monday: 10am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5:30pm
Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 3:30pm


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