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Dartford Library

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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.

If you already have a library account with us, log in to your library account to browse and borrow new items.

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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 and colour photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Microfiche and printer
  • Microform reader
  • Induction loop
  • Exhibition space
  • Local history collection
  • Out-of-hours returns - via drop box at the bottom of slope leading to the library

Library activities

  • Baby Rhyme Time on Monday 10:30am - 11am and 11:15am - 11:45am (term time)
  • Knit and Natter on Wednesday 1:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Storytime on Thursday 10:30am - 11am (term time) 
  • Playground for babies 0-18 months on Friday 10:30am - 11:15am (term time) - booking essential
  • Children’s Activity Time on Saturday 11am - midday
  • Book group meets monthly on third and last Saturday 10:30am - 12:30pm 
  • Coffee and Crochet group meets monthly on third Saturday 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Children's Craft and Activity Time on Saturday 11am - 1pm 
  • Dartford Books and Culture Club monthly on last Saturday 10:30am - midday
  • Knit and Natter on Saturday 10:30am - 12:30pm (booking essential)
  • Family Playground monthly on last Saturday 1:30pm - 2:30pm (booking essential)
  • IT Buddy available; please contact library
  • Find a reading group
  • Search other library activities and events on the local Kent directory


  • Ramped access to front entrance. Automatic doors
  • All library services are on ground floor
  • Lift access to the Peter Blake Gallery
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs are welcome


  • Nearby Pay & Display bays and other Pay & Display carparks around the town

Other information

Who to contact

03000 41 31 31
Kent Libraries

Where to go

Dartford Central Library & Museum
Central Park
Market Street

When is it on?

Session Information
Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed
Bank holidays: Closed


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