Lydd Library -Your Community Library

Lydd Library (incorporating the Romney Marsh Craft Gallery) overlooks the Rype in the historic Old School in Skinner Road.  Offering accessible premises and facilities, with a good selection of books, DVD films and spoken word material in a variety of genre, it has something to offer to every member of the community.  We have:

·         Public access computers (with accessibility software), including one equipped with a scanner.

·         Colour and black/white printing from the computers (for a small charge).

·         Black and white photocopying (for a small charge).

·         Children’s Library and reading area with books suitable for all ages.

·         Large print section.

·         Well stocked teenage fiction section.

·         WI-FI is now available.



Reading Group

Lydd Library Reading Group meets on the first Saturday of every month. If you would like to join the group please telephone 03000413131, email or call in to speak to a member of staff.



The Gallery hosts exhibitions throughout the year.  Currently Lydd Town Museum is displaying a selection of artefacts.  This facility is an ideal space for exhibitors and is available to use free of charge (commission charged on sales).


The Library opening hours are:

Monday 9am – 5pm

Tuesday 2pm – 5pm

Wednesday – closed

Thursday 9am – 1pm

 Friday 9am – 5pm

 Saturday 10am – 2pm

 Sunday – closed.

Did you know that as well as enabling you to borrow items and use the library computers, library membership gives you access to more than 50 online reference subscriptions; Ancestry Library Edition and Find My Past Community Edition are just two of the wide range available.  You can also borrow e-books and digital audiobooks, and reserve items from our catalogue to collect from your local library free of charge.  Please call 03000 413131 or call in to speak to a member of staff for further information.