Handforth Library

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Handforth Library

The Green
Wilmslow Road

Phone: 01625 378272

Email: libraries@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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Handforth Library

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
Monday 09.30 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00
Friday 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday 09:30 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

Other libraries nearby

Handforth library is currently closed on Wednesdays and Sundays.

The following local library is open on Wednesdays:

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Parking is available behind the library. Other parking is signposted in the village.

Disabled parking

Parking is available behind the library.

What's New?

Decorate a bauble

Throughout December we are asking children to help us with our display in the children’s library. Visit us on Saturdays 8, 15 or 22 December between 10.30 and 11.30am and decorate a bauble for our display.

Christmas and New Year opening hours

Please note that we will be closed from 1.00pm on Saturday 22 December until 9.30am on Thursday 27 December. We will also be closed from 5.00pm on Monday 31 December until 9.30am on Thursday 3 January 2019.

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Activities at Handforth Library


  • Storytime for under 5s - 2.30-3.00pm - weekly in term time only. 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. Next date is 11 December
  • IT Buddy - 10.00-11.00am - weekly. Please contact the library to book a place. £2.50 for one hour
  • LEGO Club - 4.00pm - monthly on the last Tuesday of every month. Drop-in; no need to book. Suitable for ages 2-12 years
  • Under 5s rhymetime - 11.00-11.30am - weekly in term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer


  • IT Buddy - 10.30am-2.00pm- weekly. Please contact the library to book a place. £2.50 for one hour


  • LEGO Club - 10.00-11.00am - monthly on the last Saturday of every month. Suitable for ages 2-12 years. Next date is 29 December, with a LEGO card swap

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 drop-in sessions: On Tuesdays staff from Macclesfield Jobcentre will be on hand to offer IT and job search support. Just call in between 1.00 and 3.00pm. Next dates are 11 and 18 December
  • MyWorkSearch: You can sign up to MyWorkSearch for free at the library. You can search 1000s of jobs, get career tips, create and update your CV, or attend free weekly webinars on finding work and related topics