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Ashford Library

20 February: The lift at Ashford Library is not working

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
  • Microform readers and printers
  • Portable hearing loop 

Library activities

  • Bookstart session with Ashford District Children Centre on Monday 10am – 11am (term time)
  • Visually Impaired Reading Group meets monthly on second Monday 2pm – 3pm
  • Books Beyond Words on Tuesday fortnightly – please contact the library
  • Playground creative play on Wednesday 10:30am - 11:15am
  • Storytime on Thursday 10:30am - 10:50am (term time)
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Friday 10am - 10:20am and 11am - 11:20am (term time)
  • Lego Club on Saturday 11:45am - 12:45pm (term time)
  • IT Buddy help available; please contact library
  • Find a reading group
  • Search other library activities and events on the local Kent directory


  • All floors are accessible by lift
  • Toilets on first floor and second floor
  • Changing Places room and toilet for disabled users available on the ground floor
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs are welcome


  • Ample parking in Church Road (short term), Vicarage Lane, Elwick Road and Station Road. Designated bays at rear and front of the building

Other information

Who to contact

03000 41 31 31
Kent Libraries

Where to go

Ashford Library
Ashford Gateway Plus
Church Road
TN23 1AS

When is it on?

Session Information
Open Monday to Saturday
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 1pm
Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm


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