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Gravesend Library

Gravesend Library is housed in a restored Edwardian building (1905) with many original features and a completely new building adjoining it which was added in 2011. There is a Reading Garden and the Community Room is on the first floor.

All of 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 & A3 B&W and colour printer
  • A3 & A4 B&W and colour photocopier
  • Scanner
  • Induction loop
  • Microform reader and printers       


  • Public toilets on the ground floor


  • Parrock Street car park (5 minutes walk) or in Thamesgate Shopping Centre opposite Gravesend train station in Clive Road (3 minutes walk)

Library activities

  • Books Beyond Words Group fortnightly 11am - midday
  • Baby Rhyme Time on Wednesday 10:30am - 11am and 11:30am - midday
  • Evening Reading Group monthly on second Wednesday 7:30pm - 9pm
  • Knit and Natter on Thursday 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Playground (Baby) on Thursday 10:30am - 11:15am
  • Playground (Toddler) on Thursday 1pm - 1:45pm
  • Playground (Preschool) on Thursday 3:30pm - 4:15pm
  • CoderDojo monthly on second Saturday 10:45am - 1pm
  • Find a reading group
  • Search other library activities and events on the local Kent directory

Other information

Who to contact

03000 41 31 31
Kent Libraries

Where to go

Gravesend Library
Windmill Street
DA12 1BE

When is it on?

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


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