Poynton Library

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Poynton Library
Park Lane
SK12 1RB (Location Map)

Phone: 01625 374818
Email: poynton.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Poynton childrens library

Opening hours

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

Poynton Library Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09.00 - 13.00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:30 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

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Parking at Poynton library

Parking is free in the large central car park.

Disabled parking

There are 2 spaces near the front of the Library and a further 3 spaces adjacent to the Civic Hall.

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What's new?

Jonny Duddle author visit

Meet author and illustrator, Jonny Duddle, on Tuesday 27 June at 4.30pm. Jonny will be helping to launch our summer reading challenge with a fascinating interactive talk. He will also answer questions and sign copies of his book, which will be available to buy after the talk. There will also be the chance to sign up for the summer reading challenge before or after the event. Free event, generously sponsored by Poynton Town Council, but please book in advance. Suitable for primary school aged children and their parents/carers.

One You advice desk

On Friday 30 June get free friendly advice on healthy eating, cutting down on drinking and smoking, and adopting a healthier lifestyle from One You Cheshire East. Just drop in between 10.00am and 12.00 noon.

Summer reading challenge

Come and sign up for this year's challenge, which starts on Saturday 1 July. Just call in during library opening hours to sign up. Can you visit the library four times and read six library books before the challenge ends on 9 September? Of course you can! We hope that more children than ever will take part and earn a certificate and medal.

Lego club

More fun with LEGO on Thursday 6 July at 3.30-4.45pm. Suitable for primary school aged children, who must be accompanied by an adult. Free and no need to book.

Make friends with a book

Join us for our informal reading group on Tuesday 11 July at 2.00-3.00pm.

Poetry workshop for adults

Join us on Tuesday 18 July at 2.00-3.00pm for a poetry workshop with Margaret Holbrook. In preparation for National Poetry Day, Margaret will be helping to get the creative juices flowing. Free, but please book as places are limited.

Badge making

Pop into the library during opening hours on Saturday 29 July and make your own badges.

Linda Chapman author visit

Do you believe in unicorns? Join author, Linda Chapman, on Monday 31 July at 2.00pm for some sparkly fun. This is a free event, kindly sponsored by Poynton Town Council, but please book as places are limited.

Lego club summer special

On Thursday 3 August at 2.30-4.00pm we have a LEGO Club Summer Special. £1.00 per child. Please book as places are limited.

Ancestry taster sessions

The cost is £5 for an hour long one to one session. Please contact the library for details and to book a session.

Computer Buddy sessions

Basic computer skills sessions with an IT buddy are now available at the library at £2.00 per hour. This entitles you to an hour's free use of the computers after your tutored session to practice what you have learned. Please contact the library for more details.

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Activities at Poynton Library


  • LEGO Club - 3.30-4.45pm - monthly, on first Thursday of each month. Suitable for children aged 4 years and over
  • Rhymetime - 10.30-11am - weekly. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer