Handforth Library

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Handforth Library

The Green
Wilmslow Road

Phone: 01625 378272

Email: handforth.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Handforth Library

Library open

We are open for browsing and borrowing. Computer use and the Customer Service Desk (Blue Badge, Benefits, Railcards) are available by appointment only. We continue to offer an order and collect service for those of you who don’t feel ready to come in to the library just yet.

How to use Handforth local Library Order and Collect service: 

  • Ring 01625 378272 or email handforth.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk with the details. Please note that library staff will be available for limited hours only (see below)
  • Provide your library card number as well as your contact details
  • Provide a brief description of the number and type of books you require. Please be aware that the availability of books is limited to what is on the library shelves. Regrettably specific book requests can’t be placed at this time

The library staff will choose books for you, up to a maximum of 8 each time. They will issue them to your library card and arrange a collection time with you. You can also return books when you come to collect. 

Please wear a face covering when collecting your books. 

Opening hours

Please note, the Customer Service enquiry desk and the People's Network public computers close down 15 minutes before the library closing time.

Handforth Library Opening hours
DayOpening Hours

09.30 - 13.00

14.00 - 16.30


09.30 - 13.00

14.00 - 18.30

Wednesday Closed

09.30 - 13.00

14.00 - 16.30


09.30 - 13.00

14.00 - 16.30

Saturday 09.30 - 12.30
Sunday Closed

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All our activities are cancelled until further notice.