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Hempstead Library Neighbourhood Community Hub HempsteadHempstead Library, Neighbourhood Community Hub Hempstead, Hempstead Road, Hempstead, Gillingham ME7 3QG


01634 337799

Medway Libraries are proud to offer accessible services for everybody. Find out about access to services at Hempstead Library.

Opening Hours

  • Monday, 10am to 1pm and 2 - 5pm  
  • Tuesday, 2 to 5pm
  • Wednesday, 2 to 5pm
  • Thursday, closed
  • Friday, 2 to 5pm
  • Saturday, 10am to 4pm


How to find Hempstead Library.

Library facilities includeAdult Fiction Hempstead Library

  • accessibility at Hempstead Library and library services for people with disabilities
  • fax (outgoing only) 
  • parking - (free of charge on street)
  • payment by credit and debit card
  • payment by cash (up to £20 per transaction)
  • public access computers (free of charge)
  • Wi-Fi with free access

Additional services

We supply recycling bags and dog poop bags.  You can purchase caddy bags.

Library stock includesChildren's area Hempstead Library October 2015

Regular events at Hempstead Library

  • Baby bounce and rhyme - Tuesday, 2.15pm to 2.45pm
  • Family history group - 3rd Monday of the month, 10am to 12noon
  • Homework club - Friday (term time only), 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Knitting for charity group - Monday (fortnightly), 10am
  • Lego Club - Saturday, drop in 11.30am-2.30pm
  • New to computers - Arranged on request 
  • Play readers' group - 4th Monday of the month, 10am to 12noon
  • Monday Readers group - Second Monday of the month, 10.30am
  • Wednesday Readers group - first Wednesday of the month, 2pm
  • Toddler shake and boogie - Wednesdays 2.15pm to 2.45pm

Special events at Medway libraries

Making the most of your library

Last year Hempstead Library had 11,227 visitors. They borrowed 12,493 books and films and used 451 hours of computer time.

If you have a suggestion you feel would improve this library, we would like to hear from you.