Handforth Library

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Handforth Library

The Green
Wilmslow Road
SK9 3ES (Location Map)

Phone: 01625 378272
Fax: 01625 524390
Email: libraries@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Handforth Library

Opening hours

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

Handforth Library Opening hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday 09.30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday 09:30 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

Other libraries nearby

Handforth library is currently closed on Wednesdays and Sundays.

The following local library is open on Wednesdays:

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Parking is available behind the library. Other parking is signposted in the village.

Disabled parking

Parking is available behind the library.

What's New?

Talking Therapies drop-in session

On Friday 23 June at 10.00-12.00 noon, get support and advice on issues such as debt, health, employment and bereavement from Talking Therapies.

LEGO club

There's model making fun with LEGO on Saturday 24 June at 10.00-11.00am; and on Tuesday 27 June at 4.00-5.00pm. 

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Activities at Handforth Library


  • Storytime for under 5s - 2.30-3.00pm - weekly in term time only


  • Book Lovers' Group - 5.30-6.30pm - monthly on the third Tuesday of every month. Free; donations welcome
  • LEGO Club - 4.00pm - monthly on the last Tuesday of every month
  • Under 5s rhymetime - 11.00-11.30am - weekly in term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer


  • IT Buddy - 2.15pm-3.15pm - weekly. Please contact the library to book a place. £2.00 for one hour


  • Coding Club - 10.30-11.30am - monthly. Suitable for children aged 9-11 years. Bring your own laptop, or let us know in advance if you don't have one. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please ask at the library or check our Facebook page for dates.
  • LEGO Club - 10.00am - monthly on the last Saturday of every month

Other organisations in the library

Hampers of Hope

Hampers of Hope is a charity that provides food hampers to people in crisis, as well as offering other services such as job clubs, budgeting advice, cookery and parenting classes through their Hope Centres. You can find out more about their work on the Hampers of Hope website. If you would like to donate food to the charity, we now have a food donation bin available in the library.