Latest Library News
Week, 18th-24th May 2013
Cheshire East Libraries are holding a wide range of events to
celebrate adult learning. You could try a new craft or
even find a new hobby. Brush up your IT skills or learn a few
words of French or Italian. You can watch demonstrations, listen to
talks, take a local history tour, enjoy an Indian head massage and
more... Visit the libraries' pages to
find out what's on near you.
Reading Activist Volunteers Needed
We are looking for
volunteers to help children to complete the 2013 summer reading
Creepy House. You need to be over 16 and able
to spare 25 hours over the summer. Visit our Volunteering page for further details of the
role and how to apply. Deadline for applications is 31st
Hurdsfield and Weston Survey
The survey on proposals for the future of Hurdsfield and Weston
libraries is now closed. Thank you to everyone who responded.
We will analyse the responses and communicate the results
eAudiobooks have arrived!
Digital eaudiobooks have arrived! Choose from a range of over
700 titles and download to listen to on your PC, Apple, MP3 player
or smartphone. Registration is quick, simple and free.
Titles never go overdue and there are no late charges!
Note: Access not available to members who have
joined online via the library catalogue. Visit your local library
to upgrade your membership to access this site.
Find out about volunteering opportunities with Cheshire East
Libraries on our volunteering page or
ask at your local library. We have
Buddies, Rhymetime Assistants and Library Event Supporters as
well as summer roles for Reading Challenge Champions. You may also
be interested in helping to deliver our Books On Wheels
Libraries' Social Media Policies
The Libraries’ Twitter and Facebook accounts are managed during
office hours on Monday - Friday. Our Cheshire East Libraries
Twitter policy (PDF, 76KB) and Cheshire East Libraries
Facebook policy (PDF, 79KB) outline what you can expect from
IT Suite available for hire
Macclesfield Library now has an IT
suite available for hire by groups or individuals. It is equipped
with ten computers, desks, a screen and projector and an urn is
provided for refreshments. The computers operate on Windows XP and
Microsoft Office XP (with Office 2007 and Microsoft Works
The IT suite can be hired at the rates charged for meeting room hire .
Please note that the library does not currently offer any tutored
courses in the suite.
Please contact Macclesfield Library
for more information or to book the
Several libraries also have
meeting rooms for hire.
Tackle the Credit Crunch!
"Libraries will get you through times of no money better
than money will get you through times of no libraries." -
Check out our Ways to Tackle the Credit Crunch with Cheshire
Libraries, see our recommended reads, and get
advice! Make the most of your
free library service.