Libraries opening times

If you need library information or to renew your books outside of opening hours you can ring the 24 hour telephone line on 0300 123 7739 or use the Cheshire Libraries Catalogue. Renewing or reserving items online requires your library card number and Personal Identification Number (PIN). Telephone renewals do not require a PIN.

Please note: The Customer Services enquiry desk for blue badges, concessionary travel, benefits and other council enquiries, closes fifteen minutes before the library's actual closing time.

The public computers also close fifteen minutes before closing time.

Temporary closure of all Cheshire East libraries

In line with government regulations to prevent the spread of Covid-19 all Cheshire East Libraries including the mobile library will be closed from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December. All items on loan will be automatically renewed until libraries re-open. We will continue to offer a range of online services and our Facebook activities. You can catch up on these via the Cheshire East Libraries YouTube channel

Temporary closure of Congleton Library

Congleton Library is closed for essential building work, and will re-open at 10.00am on Monday 7 December. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Temporary closure of Middlewich Library

Middlewich Library is closed for essential refurbishment. All books issued from Middlewich Library will be due back on Thursday 17 December, and existing due dates have also been extended. If you borrow from multiple libraries, please be aware that this will not apply to books taken out elsewhere. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Temporary closure of Handforth Library

Please note, Handforth Library is closed for building work. The library will re-open at 10.00am on Monday 14 December. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Libraries opening hours
LibraryMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Alderley Edge Closed

10.00 - 12.30

14.00 - 16.30

Closed

Closed Closed Closed
Alsager 09.30 - 16:30 09.30 - 16:30 09.30 - 16.30 09.30 - 16:30 09.30 - 16:30 09:30 - 12:30
Bollington Closed 09:30 - 12:30 09:30 - 12:30 13:30 - 16:30 13:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 12:30
Congleton

10:00 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10:00 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10:00 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10:00 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10:00 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10:00 - 13:00
Crewe

09:00 - 13.00

14.00 - 17.30

09:00 - 13.00

14.00 - 17.30

09:00 - 13.00

14.00 - 17.30

09:00 - 13.00

14.00 - 17.30

09:00 - 13.00

14.00 - 17.30

09:00 - 13:00
Disley Closed 9.30 - 12.30 9.30 - 12.30 14.30 - 17.30 14.30 - 17.30 9.00 - 12.00
Handforth

10.00 - 13.00

14.00 - 16.00

10.00 - 13.00

14.00 - 17.00

Closed

10.00 - 13.00

14.00 - 16.00

Closed Closed
Holmes Chapel

10.00 -  16.30

10.00 -  16.30

10.00 -  16.30

Closed

10:00 - 16:30 10.00 - 13:00
Knutsford

10.00 -  13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10.00 -  13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10:00 - 13:00

10.00 -  13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10.00 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

10:00 - 13:00
Macclesfield

09:30 - 12:30

13.30 - 16.30

09:30 - 12:30

13.30 - 16.30

09:30 - 12:30

13.30 - 16.30

09:30 - 12:30

13.30 - 16.30

09:30 - 12:30

13.30 - 16.30

09:30 - 12:30
Middlewich

9.30 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

9.30 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

Closed

9.30 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

9.30 - 13:00

14.00 - 16.30

09:30 - 12:30
Nantwich 09.30 - 16:00 09.30 - 16:00 09.30 - 16:00 09.30 - 16:00 09.30 - 16:00 09:30 - 12:00
Poynton 09.30 - 16:00 09.30 - 18:00 09.30 - 16.00 09.30 - 16:00 09.30 - 16:00 09:00 - 12:30
Prestbury Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Sandbach 09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 17:30 09.30 - 16.30 09:30 - 16:30 09:30 - 12:30
Wilmslow

09.30 - 16:30

09.30 - 16:30

09.30 - 16:30 09.30 - 18:00 09.30 - 16:30 09.30 - 12:30