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.

Staff training

Alsager Library will be closed for staff training on the morning of Friday 13 December, and will re-open at 1.30pm.

Middlewich Library will be closed for staff training on the morning of Thursday 9 January, and will re-open at 2.00pm. 

We apologise for any inconvenience these closures may cause.

Christmas and New Year opening hours

Please note, that all our libraries will be closed from 1.00pm on Tuesday 24 December for Christmas Eve, and will remain closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. All libraries that are usually open on a Tuesday afternoon will be closed from 5.00pm on 31 December for New Year's Eve and will remain closed on New Year's Day.

Libraries opening hours
LibraryMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Alderley Edge Closed 09:30 - 13:30

09:30 - 13:30

14:30 - 19:00 13:00 - 17:00 09:30 - 13:00
Alsager 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 19:00 09.00 - 17.00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00
Bollington Closed 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 13:00
Congleton 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 17:00

09.00 - 17.00

09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00
Crewe 09:00 - 18:00 09:00 - 18:00 09:00 - 18:00 09:00 - 18:00 09:00 - 18:00 09:00 - 13:00
Disley Closed 9.00 - 13:00 9:00 - 13.00 14.00-18.00 14:00 - 18:00 9:00 - 13:00
Handforth 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 19:00 Closed 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 13:00
Holmes Chapel 9.30 -  17:00 09:30 -  17:00 09.30 - 13.00 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 13:00
Knutsford 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00
Macclesfield 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00
Middlewich 9.30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00 Closed 09:30 - 19:00 09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 13:00
Nantwich 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00
Poynton 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 19:00 09.00 - 17.00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00
Prestbury Closed 10:15 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00
Closed Closed 10:15 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00
Closed
Sandbach 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 19:00 09.00 - 17.00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00
Wilmslow 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 19:00 09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 13:00