Handforth Library

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Handforth Library

The Green
Wilmslow Road
Handforth
Cheshire
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

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Handforth library is currently closed on Wednesdays and Sundays.

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Parking

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

Disabled parking

Parking is available behind the library.


What's New?

Christmas crafts for adults

Come to our create and craft session for adults on Friday 24 November at 2.00-3.00pm, Monday 27 November at 11.00-12.00 noon, or Tuesday 5 December at 5.30-6.30pm. Festive refreshments will be served.

Bauble making

Call in between 10.00am and 12.00 noon on Saturdays 2, 9, 16 and 23 December for our children's craft sessions and decorate a bauble for our Christmas display.

Christmas crafts for children

On Saturday 9 December at 10.30-11.30am we have festive arts and crafts for children aged 2-12 years. 50p per child; please book in advance.

Christmas and New Year opening hours

The library will be closed on Monday 25 December, Tuesday 26 December and Monday 1 January 2018 for the Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day bank holidays.

Looking for work?

We have some great services for jobseekers. The following services offer advice and support if you are looking for or returning to work:

  • Work Club: If you need support getting back into work why not join us at Handforth Library on alternate Thursdays between 10.00am and 12.00 noon? You can access the latest jobs online and search the local papers for work. Advisors can help with CV writing, application forms, and the Universal JobMatch website. The club is run in conjunction with Congleton Learning Centre. Contact Cath on 01260 290 682 or 07580 724 932 for more information. Next dates are 23 November and 7 and 21 December.
  • Jobcentre drop-in sessions: On Tuesdays staff from Macclesfield Jobcentre will be on hand to offer IT and job search support. Just call in between 1.00 and 3.00pm. Next dates are 5, 12 and 19 December
  • MyWorkSearch: You can sign up to MyWorkSearch for free at the library, and update your JobcentrePlus account automatically online. You can search 1000s of jobs, get career tips, create and update your CV, or attend free weekly webinars on finding work and related topics. 

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Activities at Handforth Library

Monday

  • Storytime for under 5s - 2.30-3.00pm - weekly in term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer

Tuesday

  • Book Lovers' Group - 5.30-6.30pm - monthly on the third Tuesday of every month. Refreshments available, suggested donation 50p. new members welcome. Next date is 19 December on the theme of Christmas
  • LEGO Club - 4.00pm - monthly on the last Tuesday of every month. Drop-in; no need to book. Next date is 28 November
  • Under 5s rhymetime - 11.00-11.30am - weekly in term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer

Thursday

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

Saturday

  • LEGO Club - 10.00-11.00am - monthly on the last Saturday of every month. Next dates are 25 November and 30 December

Other organisations in the library

Jobcentre drop-in sessions

On certain Tuesdays staff from Macclesfield Jobcentre will be on hand to offer IT and job search support. Just call in between 1.00 and 3.00pm. Next dates are 5, 12 and 19 December

Work club

If you need support getting back into work why not join us at Handforth Library on alternate Thursdays between 10.00am and 12.00 noon? You can access the latest jobs online and search the local papers for work. Advisors can help with CV writing, application forms, and the Universal JobMatch website. Next dates are 23 November and 7 and 12 December

The club is run in conjunction with Congleton Learning Centre. Contact Cath on 01260 290 682 or 07580 724 932 for more information.