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Folkestone Library

Advance notice - Folkestone Library will be upgrading the self service machines on Friday 30 October and regret the library will be closed on that day.

Folkestone Library is open for Select and Collect as well as bookshelf browsing and borrowing.

The Heritage Room is open by appointment. There will be two bookable sessions a day: 10am - 1pm and 1:15pm - 3:45pm. Material such as maps, photographs, ephemera and newspapers must be ordered 24 hours in advance of your visit. Please contact us by phone or email, or in person when the library is open.

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 - 4pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm

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.

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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