Medway Council Heritage Services catalogues
  • Title
    Library Department
  • Reference
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  • Administrative history / biography
    The City of Rochester adopted the Public Library Act of 1894 and took over the management of the Jubilee Free Library (later known as Rochester Central Library) at the New Corn Exchange. Branches were also opened at Strood in 1948 and the Fairway in 1964.
  • Related material
    See also minutes of the library and museum committees (RCA/A2/10)