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Folkestone Library

Folkestone Library is open for book browsing and borrowing, prebooked public PC and WiFi sessions as well as bookable access to our local studies collection.

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All library and birth registration services remain suspended due to ongoing building works. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Hythe Library is open for birth registration appointments. 

We regret all of our library events and activities including Storytime, Talk Time, Rhyme Time, Digital Dens and groups are suspended until further notice.

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


Who to contact

03000 41 31 31
Fax: 01303 242907
Kent Libraries, Registration and Archives

Where to go

Folkestone Library
2 Grace Hill
CT20 1HD

When is it on?

Session Information
Monday: 10am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 10am - 4:30pm
Friday: 10am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 4:40pm

Other Details



  • Public wi fi
  • A4 B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Microform reader printer
  • Fax
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Audiobooks
  • IT Buddy computer help available - please contact library to book.


Level access to library services.


There are Pay & Display spaces opposite the library and on neighbouring streets.

Other information

Out-of-hours returns - letter box on the front door. This facility is currently unavailable.

Bus pass applications

Registration of births and deaths daily by appointment - private room is available.
For out-of-hours enquiries, please contact 24/7 Ask a Kent Librarian service.

Age Range
Suitable for all ages


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