How to use the internet
Get started with a free online course that can help you with using a computer, browsing the internet, sending email, and finding work online. Sessions on Thursday or Friday at 3.00-4.00pm. Free, but please book in advance.
On Tuesday 21 January at 4.00-5.00pm, decorate a bird feeder in celebration of the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. Suitable for children aged 6 and over. Free, but advance booking is essential.
Chinese New Year storytime
Join us for a special storytime on Friday 24 January at 10.30-11.15am. Free; no need to book.
Temporary closure for staff training
The library will be closed on Friday 7 February for staff training. Apologies for any inconvenience.
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Activities at Handforth Library
- Storytime for under 5s - 11.00-11.30am - weekly in term time only. Free; no need to book. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer
- Book Lovers' Group - 5.30-6.30pm - monthly on the third Tuesday of every month. Refreshments available, suggested donation 50p. New members welcome
- IT Buddy - 10.00-11.00am - weekly. Please contact the library to book a place. £2.50 for one hour
- LEGO Club - 4.00-5.00pm - monthly on the last Tuesday of every month. Drop-in; no need to book. Suitable for ages 2-12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Next date is 28 January
- Under 5s rhymetime - 11.00-11.30am - weekly in term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer
- LEGO Club - 10.00-11.00am - monthly on the last Saturday of every month. Suitable for ages 2-12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Next date is 25 January
Other organisations in the library
Looking for work?
We have some great services for jobseekers. The following services offer advice and support if you are looking for or returning to work:
- Jobcentre outreach and New Leaf drop-in sessions: On Tuesdays staff from Macclesfield Jobcentre will be on hand to offer IT and job search support. Further help to access skills, training and opportunities is available from New Leaf. Just call in between 1.00 and 3.00pm