Macclesfield Library

Macclesfield Library
Jordangate
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK10 1EE

Phone: 01625 374000
Email:  macclesfield.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Macclesfield Library

Customer service desk

You can call in with a Customer Service Desk (Blue Badge, Benefits, Railcards) enquiry, but there may be times when you will have to wait for a member of staff. Alternatively, you can make an appointment in advance to ensure staff are available.

Opening hours

The Customer Service enquiry desk and the public computers close down 15 minutes before the library closing time.

Macclesfield Library Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday

09:00 - 19.00

Tuesday

09:00 - 19.00

Wednesday

09:00 - 17.00

Thursday

09:00 - 19.00

Friday

09:00 - 17.00

Saturday 09:00 - 13.00
Sunday Closed

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Parking at Macclesfield Library

The only approach to the library by car is via the Hibel Road end of Jordangate. Macclesfield has a number of public car parks, but the most convenient is Jordangate Multi-Storey Car Park which is at the traffic lights on the corner of Hibel Road and Jordangate. A short stay car park (up to 30 minutes) can be found behind the Town Hall on Brunswick Street.

Disabled parking

Limited disabled parking can be found at the side of the library, next to the Post Office’s sorting Office, and also just past the library, near the Town Hall.

Join the library

You can join the library online or in person.

Macclesfield Library online

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IT Buddy

Would you like help with your digital devices? Sign up for an IT Buddy session at the library. Available on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons by appointment only. Call or email us for further information and to book.

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Activities at Macclesfield Library

Monday

  • Crafternoon - 2.00-3.30pm - monthly. £3.00; please book in advance
  • Crafty Chat - 2.00-2.30pm - twice a month. Bring your own craft, knitting, crochet, cross stich, arts and crafts project, and enjoy crafty company and refreshments. Free, drop-in event
  • Not a Reading Group - 2.00 - 3.00pm - monthly. An informal and friendly group for adults. Discuss the books you are reading, what you enjoyed and didn't enjoy! Meet new people and enjoy refreshments. No need to read anything in advance, just share your favourites and get recommendations. Free; no need to book. Contact the library for further details and dates

Tuesday

  • Stories and Songs - 10.00 - 10.30am - weekly, during term time. Stories, rhymes and activities for pre-school children and their grown-ups. Great for active toddlers – sitting is optional!  Free; no need to book in advance

Wednesday

  • Baby Bounce - 11.30 - 12 noon - weekly, during term time. Songs and rhymes for children aged 12 months and younger. Free; no need to book

Thursday

  • Adult Colouring - 2.00 - 3.00pm - monthly. Relax and get creative. Refreshments provided. Free; please book in advance
  • Rhymetime - 11.30 - 12 noon - weekly, during term time. Songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers under 5. Free; no need to book

Friday

  • Books Aloud - 11.00 - 12.00 noon - monthly, on the first Friday of each month. Friendly book discussion group that meets in our IT Suite. Extracts from two novels to be read and discussed. Free, drop-in event. Refreshments provided

Other organisations in this library

Work Hub at Macclesfield Library

The Springboard Work Hub is open at Macclesfield Library on Mondays.
Drop in sessions are from 12.00pm - 1.00pm.
If you would like a 121 meeting with Springboard's careers advisor, appointments are available from 9.15am - 11.45am.
You can book a appointment on the Springboard website, via email (lynne@springboard.me.uk) or on the telephone (07580 722 042).

Page last reviewed: 27 January 2023