Renew a book

You can renew books, DVDs, CDs and other items online, with our app, by phone or at any of our libraries.

You can renew items up to 4 times in a row, for 21 days at a time, as long as no one has reserved it.

Renew online

Borrower ID: when you log in to your library account you will be asked for your borrower ID. This is the letter and numbers above or below your library card's barcode.

  1. Log in to your library account.
  2. Enter your borrower ID and PIN numbers.
  3. Select 'Current Loans'.
  4. Select the items you'd like to renew and select 'renew selection' or choose to 'renew all'.

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Renew with our app

If you have a smartphone or tablet you can download the Kent Libraries app from the Apple Store or Google Play. Then:

  1. Log in with your library card and PIN numbers.
  2. Go to 'My Account'.
  3. Go to 'Current Loans'.
  4. Select the 'renew' button next to the items you'd like to renew.

Renew by phone

  1. Have your library card and PIN to hand.
  2. Call 03000 41 31 31 (available Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm).
  3. Select option 2 (or * if you want to speak to someone).
  4. Select option 8 and follow the instructions.

Sign up for free email reminders

If you sign up for email reminders we will email you 3 days before your items are due back.

To sign up for reminders:

  1. Log in to your library account
  2. Go to 'Personal Details'
  3. Tick 'receive library notices by email'.