Animal Agents summer reading challenge
We have lots of events planned over the summer to keep children motivated to complete the challenge. Children must be accompanied by an adult:
On Friday 18 August use basic computing and code to compose music at this free SHIFT interactive Patternbeats workshop. Sessions at 10.00-11.00am, 11.30-12.30pm or 1.00-2.00pm. Suitable for children aged 5 years and over.
Word detectives - cancelled
Unfortunately, our Word Detectives event on Monday 21 August has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Christine Johnson author visit
On Tuesday 22 August at 2.00-3.00pm meet the author of Max, Mole, and the Dinosaurs. Suitable for children aged 4 years and over. £1.00 per child.
Get Online Week 2017
We have several activities planned for Get Online Week:
- Monday 2 October at 2.30-3.30pm, eMagazines. Discover how to browse, download and read our eMags - free to use for library members
- Tuesday 3 October at 2.30-3.30pm, Online Safety. Discover how to stay safe online with Learn my Way
- Friday 6 October, Shopping and Managing Money online. Learn how to shop and bank safely online with Learn my Way. Time to be confirmed.
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 the 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 in term time only. Free. Suitable for babies from 0 to 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
- 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.
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.
If you need support getting back into work then why not join us at Sandbach Library. You can access the latest jobs online and search the local papers for work. Computers have been reserved for Work Club members.
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.