Handforth Library

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Handforth Library

The Green
Wilmslow Road
Handforth
Cheshire
SK9 3ES

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

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

Disabled parking

Parking is available behind the library.


What's New?

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.

Mini makers

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

Monday

  • 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

Tuesday

  • 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

Friday

  • Ancestry family history - 3.00 - 4.00pm- an introduction to the resources available to budding genealogists on Ancestry and Find My Past. Contact the library to check availability and book. £3.50 per session

  • Book Lovers' Group - 10.30-11.30am - monthly on the last Friday of every month. Refreshments available, suggested donation 50p. New members welcome. Next date is 31 January on the theme of 'books I got for Christmas'
  • IT Buddy - various times available - weekly. Please contact the library to book a place. £2.50 for one hour

Saturday

  • 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