Knutsford Library

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Knutsford Library
Toft Road
Knutsford
Cheshire
WA16 0PG (Location Map)

Phone: 01625 374873
Email: knutsford.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Opening hours

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

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

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Parking at Knutsford Library

There is a short stay, pay and display car park behind the library, also used by Booths Supermarket. Access via Stanley Road. There is a walk way through to the library.

Disabled parking

There are two car parking spaces for disabled drivers in the corner of Booth's supermarket car park, near the rear of the library.

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What's new?

Animal Agents summer reading challenge

We have two more special events planned this month to keep children motivated to complete the challenge. Children must be accompanied by an adult:

Poetry workshop

On Thursday 24 August at 2.00-3.00pm we have a poetry workshop with children's poet, Paul Delaney, who will perform some of his work and help children with ideas for writing their own poems. Suitable for children aged 5-11 years. £2.50 per child.

Patternbeats

On Tuesday 29 August use basic computing and code to compose music at this SHIFT interactive Patternbeats workshop. Book onto a session at 10.00-11.00am, 11.30-12.30pm or 1.00-2.00pm.

Ancestry taster sessions

Learn the basics of the Ancestry Library Edition genealogy website and start researching your family tree. £5.00. Please contact the library for further details or to book a session.

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Activities at Knutsford Library

Monday

  • Current Affairs Discussion Group - 2.00-3.15pm - weekly. Share your bemusement at the ways of the world over a cup of tea or coffee. Free - all welcome
  • IT Buddy - 2.00-3.00pm and 3.00-4.00pm - weekly. Please contact the library to book a one hour session at a cost of £2.00

Tuesday

  • Baby Rhymetime, for babies under 12 months - 2.15-2.45pm - term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer
  • LEGO Club - 3.30-4.30pm - monthly on last Tuesday of each month

Wednesday

  • Make Friends with a Book - 11.00-12.00 noon - weekly. Make friends through shared reading. Refreshments available. Free, and no need to book

Thursday

  • knutsford Childrens TableAfternoon Tea Book Group - 2.00-3.15pm - every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month
  • Under 5s Storytime - 11-11.30am - term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer

Friday

  • Under 5s rhymetime - 11.00-11.30am - term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer

Other organisations in this library

Canasta

The University of the Third Age meets in the library every Thursday at 10.00am until 12.00 noon. New members welcome. 

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.

Knutsford Job Advice Clinic

The Monday afternoon sessions are currently in abeyance. However, help is still available by appointment. Contact Anne Baker: annevbaker@btinternet.com or 07803 936682, for information or to make an appointment.

Mahjong

The University of the Third Age will be holding Mahjong sessions in the library on alternate Fridays at 10.00-12.00 noon. Starts August 2017, check with the library for details.

Manchester Airport Community Information Point

Airport staff available to answer queries each Tuesday between 9.30am and 5pm, with the exception of the first Tuesday each month when the advice desk is available from 1pm to 7pm.

Scrabble Group

The University of the Third Age runs a Scrabble group each Friday at 2.00-4.00pm. £1.00 entry fee. New members welcome. 

Writers' Group

A group for creative writers who are beginners and/or in-the-middle-of-something. If you're seeking motivation and constructive feedback in a friendly and supportive environment join us on the last Tuesday of the month at 5.30pm (subject to change). All genres welcome. Contact Alison at ali@rangacreative.com for more information.