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Rochester Library is housed in the Community Hub Rochester, Eastgate, Rochester ME1 1EW.


01634 337799

Opening hours

  • Monday, 9am to 6pm
  • Tuesday, 9am to 6pm
  • Wednesday, 9am to 6pm
  • Thursday, 9am to 6pm
  • Friday, 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 10am to 4pm


How to find Community Hub Rochester.

Library facilities include

Additional services

We supply recycling bags and dog poop bags and sell daily visitor parking vouchers, USB memory sticks and caddy bags.  Please be aware that daily visitor parking vouchers, caddy bags and USB memory sticks are not available after 6pm on Monday to Friday.

Help with council services

Community Hub Rochester also offers information and support on a range of additional council services, such as recycling, schools and the Adult and Community Learning Service.

Library stock includes

Regular events at Rochester Library

  • Baby bounce and rhyme - Monday and Friday, 10.30am to 11am 
  • Chatterbooks - Wednesday (fortnightly), 3.30pm to 4.30pm (during term time)
  • Conversation café - Wednesday, 10.30am to 12noon (during term time)
  • Crime readers group - Second Thursday of the month, 2pm
  • Health walk - Friday, 9.45 for 10am start
  • Hi Kent hearing aid maintenance clinic, advice and support for those wearing hearing aids, third Thursday of each month, 10 to 11am
  • National Childbirth Trust - Tuesday, 10am to 12noon (during term time)
  • New to computers - Arranged on request
  • PCSO surgery - Thursday (every 4 weeks by arrangement), 10am to 12noon
  • Pop in and play - Saturday, 10.30 to 1pm  
  • Readers' group - Last Thursday of the month, 10am
  • Teen Readers' group - First Friday of the month, 4 to 6pm
  • Toddler shake and boogie - Wednesday, 10.30 to 11.30am
  • U3A creative tapestry - Second Monday of the month. 1.30 to 3.30pm (during term time)
  • U3A family history - Second Monday of the month, 10am to 12noon
  • U3A French conversation - First and third Friday of the month, 10 to 11.30am
  • U3A Spanish conversation - Every Monday and Thursday, 10am to 12noon
  • U3A knitting group - First and third Wednesdays of the month, 11am to 12.30pm
  • U3A Latin study - Monthly, variable, please check with the library, 10 to 11am
  • U3A Play reading group - First Wednesday of the month, 2 to 4.30pm
  • VIP readers' group - third Friday of the month, 2pm

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Making the most of your library

Last year Rochester Community Hub had 199,196 visitors. They borrowed 87,150 books and films and used 16,660 hours of computer time.

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