Congleton Library

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Congleton Library
Market Square
CW12 1ET (Location Map)

Phone: 01260 375550

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Congleton Library Entrance

Opening hours

Please note, the Customer Service enquiry desk closes 15 minutes before the library closing time.

Opening Hours for Congleton Library
DayOpening Hours
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09.00 - 13.00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

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Parking at Congleton Library

Short stay parking is available behind the library (entrance off Market Street). Parking is free after 5.00pm.

Disabled parking

Disabled parking is situated behind Congleton Town Hall Alternative disabled parking can be found behind the library (access from Market Street), giving access to the lower ground floor of the library building. Access to the library is then via the lift.

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What's New?

Animal Agents summer reading challenge

We've got another special event this month to keep children motivated to complete the challenge. Children must be accompanied by an adult:

Canine capers creative writing

On Thursday 31 August at 2.30-3.30pm meet Bentley the dog and be inspired by him to think and write like a dog! Suitable for children aged 8 years and over. £2.00 per child; book in advance.

Craft and coffee

On Tuesday 12 September at 2.00-3.00pm bring along your own crafting projects, share skills and meet new people. Only £1.00.

iTea and chat

On Friday 22 September get IT tips and advice from Connected Communities and enjoy a cuppa. Open to all ages and abilities. Equipment is provided or bring your own device along. Free, just drop in between 10.00am and 12.00 noon.

Charles Heathcote author visit

On Monday 25 September at 2.30-3.30pm local author, Charles Heathcote, will be reading from his latest humours book, Indisputably Doris. Free; refreshments available. 

Harvest Festival afternoon

On Thursday 28 September at 2.00-3.30pm the Relish Reading Group present a Harvest Festival. Relish are collecting food donations and need your help to create attractive food parcels, so come along for a relaxed afternoon of refreshments, poetry, songs and stories. Free, all welcome.

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Activities at Congleton Library


  • Tea and Story - 2.30-3.30pm - fourth Monday of each month (except Bank Holidays). Relax with refreshments and reading. All welcome


  • Crafts and Coffee - 2.00-3.00pm - monthly on second Tuesday of each month. £1.00; no need to book
  • Under 5s Storytime - 10.30-11.00am - weekly. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer


  • LEGO Club - 3.30-5.00pm - weekly. Free; children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Under 5s rhymetime - 10.30-11.00am - weekly. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer


  • Family activities - 10.00-12.00 noon - weekly. Join us for free drop-in crafts, games, LEGO or colouring

Other organisations in this library

Congleton Credit Union

A representative will be in the library every Saturday morning between 10.00 and 11.00am.

Community Agents

There is a Community Agent in the library once a month to help seniors with housing issues, money matters, or assistance completing forms and finding social activities. Please contact the library for details of their next visit.

Macmillan Cancer Support

There is a representative from Macmillan in the library every fortnight on a Wednesday. Drop in between 10.00am and 12.00 noon for advice on treatments, benefits, support groups and more. Contact the library for dates.

Police Community Support Officer

The local PCSO will hold a surgery in the library once a month. Please contact the library for details of the next visit.

One You Cheshire East

Get friendly local support to help you eat well, move more, stop smoking or drink less on alternate Tuesdays at 10.00-12.00 noon.

Registration Service

The Registrar is available in the ground floor office at Congleton Library on Mondays and Wednesdays strictly by appointment only. Phone 0300 123 5019 for an appointment.

Saturday coffee mornings

Meet a variety of local clubs, churches and groups in the meeting room most Saturdays between 9.00am and 12.00 noon. Contact the library for more information.

Online Enquiry Service

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