Wilmslow Library

Wilmslow Library
South Drive
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 1NW

Phone: 01625 374060
Email:  wilmslow.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Map location

Wilmslow Library exterior

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.

Wilmslow Library opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday

09.00 - 17.00

Tuesday

09.00 - 17.00

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 Wilmslow Library

Parking is available in the Sainsburys Pay and Display car park.

Disabled parking

Disabled parking spaces are available in Sainsburys car park.

Join the library

You can join the library online or in person.

Wilmslow Library online

At your library you will find

      Free-WiFi-logo

  • Wilmslow Express Advertiser microfilms

What's new?

Springboard work hub

Springboard work hubs aim to help people access opportunities and achieve their goals. If you need help with your CV, job searches and more, we will be hosting pop-up work hubs on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 15 February at 9.30 - 11.00am by appointment only and 11.00 - 12.00 noon for drop-in sessions
  • Wednesday 15 March at 9.30 - 11.00am by appointment only and 11.00 - 12.00 noon for drop-in sessions

Contact Springboard on 01260 290 682 for further details or to book.

Computer lessons for beginners

Need help setting up an email account or getting online? We can offer you free 1:1 tuition for one hour. Just ask a member of staff for more details.

Online family history

If you'd like to find out how you can trace your family tree online, book an online family research lesson with our friendly volunteer who will show you how to use Ancestry, Find My Past and other online resources. Contact the library for details.

Defibrillator

There is an emergency defibrillator available, externally, on the side of the building to the right of the library front door. 

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Activities at Wilmslow Library

Monday

  • LEGO Club - 3.30 - 4.30pm - weekly. Show off your creativity at our after school club.  Ideal for children aged 5 and over. Duplo is provided for younger children. Free; no need to book unless it is a school holiday
  • Stories and Songs - 11.00 - 11.30am - weekly. 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

Tuesday

  • Memories, Whatsits and Thingamajigs - 11.00am - 12.00noon - weekly. Join us in our local studies library where we will have a selection of photographs, town maps and other objects designed to evoke memories. We will also have tea, coffee and biscuits so we can have a good old natter about how things have changed – for the better or for the worse. Free; no need to book

Wednesday

  • Baby Bounce - 2.30 - 3.00pm - weekly. Suitable for babies 12 months and younger, so join us to sing some rhymes and meet other parents. Free; no need to book in advance
  • Book Lovers Group - 2.00 - 3.00pm - monthly, on the first Wednesday of each month. We will have a different theme each month and you can contact the library for more details about upcoming themes.  Free; no need to let us know in advance you will attending
  • IT and Chat - 2.00 - 3.00pm - monthly, on the last Wednesday of the month. If you need help with getting online or using our online resources, drop in for advice

Thursday

  • Book Chat Social - 5.45 - 6.45pm - monthly, on the first Thursday of the month. There is no set text, no specific genre, just an opportunity to come and talk about the books you have been enjoying and possibly be inspired to try something new. Tea, coffee and a biscuit or two will be available. Free; no need to book

  • Rhymetime - 11.00 - 11.30am - weekly. Rhymes for pre-school children and their grown-ups. Free; no need to book in advance
  • Thursday Night Lego - 5.00 - 6.30pm - weekly. Get creative with Lego and Duplo. No need to book. Children must be accompanied by an adult

Friday

  • Adult Colouring - 9.00 - 11.00am - weekly. A relaxing morning of colouring. Come and join as for as long as you want. Free; drop-in. Refreshments available for 50p, or you are welcome to bring your tea or coffee
  • Crafty-Space - 9.00am - 5.00pm - weekly. Do you need time away from the house? Would you like some company while you craft? Would you like to sit quietly in a corner and forget the outside world exists? Our meeting room is open for crafters, so bring pop in with your project. Free; drop-in. Refreshments available for 50p, or you are welcome to bring your tea or coffee
  • Wilmslow Wordsmiths - First Friday of the month: 10:30-11:45: write poetry, short stories or scripts in an informal setting. Free

Saturday

  • Crafty-Space - 9.00am - 1.00pm - weekly. Do you need time away from the house? Would you like some company while you craft? Would you like to sit quietly in a corner and forget the outside world exists? Our meeting room is open for crafters, so bring pop in with your project. Free; drop-in. Refreshments available for 50p, or you are welcome to bring your tea or coffee

Other organisations in the library

Councillor surgeries

On the last Thursday of each month, between 6.00 and 7.00pm, there is a drop-in surgery with local Councillors.

Tiny Talk baby signing

Wednesdays at 1.15 - 2.15pm. Learn to sign with your baby and help them communicate before they can speak. For more information contact Bethany Nuttall or on 07764 762 189.

Page last reviewed: 18 January 2023