Sandbach Library

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Sandbach Library
The Commons
CW11 1FJ (Location Map)

Phone: 01270 375355
Fax: 01270 759656

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Sandbach Library

Opening hours

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

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

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Parking at Sandbach Library

Free parking is available in the large car park opposite the library every day except Thursdays (market day) and Autumn Wakes Weekend.

Disabled parking

There are several designated spaces in the adjacent car park.

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May bank holidays

Please note that the library will be closed on Monday 1 May for the Early May Bank Holiday, and on Monday 29 May for the Spring Bank Holiday.

Room on the broom

On Tuesday 2 May at 2.00-3.00pm, we have a special Room on the Broom event with stories and crafts. Suitable for under 5s. £2.00 per child.

LEGO club

Fun with LEGO on Wednesday 3 May at 4.30-5.30pm. Free; please book in advance.

Dementia Awareness Week

Do you know someone living with dementia? Would you like to find out more about dementia? Have you thought of becoming a Dementia Friend? We are holding a drop-in information session on Wednesday 17 May between 1.00 and 5.00pm. Meet representatives from the Cheshire East Dementia Reablement Team who can offer information and advice.

Scarecrows wedding

On Monday 22 May, enjoy Scarecrows Wedding stories and crafts at 4.00-5.00pm. £2.00 per child.

Elmer day

We're celebrating Elmer Day with a fun drop-in session on Saturday 27 May between 10.00am and 12.00 noon.

IT Buddy

There is an IT Buddy available to help with computer basics, including email and browsing the internet. Please contact the library for details and to book a place.

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Activities at Sandbach Library


  • Book Lovers Group - 2.00-3.00pm - second Monday of the month. Share your love of reading, meet people and enjoy a drink and a chat
  • Chapter Chat Reading Group - 3.45-4.45pm - monthly. Meets on third Monday of each month. Free reading group for young people aged 8 and over
  • Reading Group - 7.00pm - monthly. Annual fee of around £10 per person. Contact Rowena at the library for details of the next meeting
  • Under 5s Storytime - 10.30-11.00am - Weekly in term time only. Join us for stories old and new! Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer


  • Baby Bounce - 10.30-11.00am - weekly. Free. Suitable for babies 0-walking age only
  • Frenchtastic for Toddlers - 9.30-10.30am - weekly. Contact the library for details


  • LEGO Club - 4.30-5.30pm - monthly, on first Wednesday of each month. Next date is 3 May
  • Sandbach Readers - 6.45-8.00pm - Meet first and third Wednesday of the month. New members welcome
  • Under 5s Rhymetime - 10.30-11.00 - weekly. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer


  • Relish reading group - 2.30-3.30pm - weekly. Promoting wellbeing through shared reading. £2.00, including refreshments


  • Bored? Game Club - 10.30-11.30 - monthly. Aimed at children aged 4 or more years. Please contact the library for further details and dates
  • Children's Crafts - drop-in - monthly. Please contact the library for further details and dates

Other organisations in this library

Cheshire East Citizens Advice outreach service

Free drop-in service for information and advice on Wednesdays between 1.00pm and 4.00pm.

Cheshire Neighbours Credit Union

There will be a representative from the Cheshire Neighbours credit union in the library on Fridays between 10.00am and 12.00 noon.

Macmillan Help Desk

There is a staffed help desk in the library on alternate Wednesday mornings.


Pilates class in the library every Tuesday at 11.15am - 12.15pm.

Police Surgery

There is a Police surgery in the library once a month, on a Saturday between 11.00am and 12.00 noon. Please contact the library for dates.


University of the Third Age advice desk is available on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, between 9.30am and 11.30am. The U3A Information Board is available inside the library building.

Work Club

If you need support getting back into work then why not join us at Sandbach Library every Wednesday between 1.30 and 4.30pm? We have experienced careers advisors on hand to help with CV writing, job application forms, and we can help you with the Universal Job Match website. You can access the latest jobs online and search the local papers for work, or find out how to develop your skills with one of our training courses. There's no need to book; just drop in. We even have free tea and coffee available.

The club is run in conjunction with Congleton Learning Centre, as part of the East Cheshire Work Club Network. Contact Cath or Gail on 01260 290 682 or 07580 724 932 for more information.