May Bank Holiday opening hours
Please note that the library will be closed on Monday 7 and Monday 28 May for the Bank Holidays.
Elmer Day crafts
Join us on Tuesday 29 May at 11.00-12.00 noon and celebrate Elmer Day with a special craft session. Dress in your brightest, most colourful clothes! 50p per craft; booking essential.
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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. Next dates are 14 and 21 May
- 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 15 May
- IT Buddy - 10.00-11.00am - weekly. Please contact the library to book a place. £2.00 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. Next dates are 24 April and 29 May
- Under 5s rhymetime - 11.00-11.30am - weekly in term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer. Next dates are 1, 8, 15 and 22 May
- IT Buddy - 10.30am-2.00pm- weekly. Please contact the library to book a place. £2.00 for one hour
- LEGO Club - 10.00-11.00am - monthly on the last Saturday of every month. Suitable for ages 2-12 years. Next dates are 28 April and 26 May
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:
- Work Club: If you need support getting back into work why not join us at Handforth Library on alternate Thursdays between 10.00am and 12.00 noon? You can access the latest jobs online and search the local papers for work. Advisors can help with CV writing, application forms, and the Universal JobMatch website. The club is run in conjunction with Congleton Learning Centre. Contact Cath on 01260 290 682 or 07580 724 932 for more information. Next dates are 26 April, and 10 and 24 May
- 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 24 April and 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 May
- MyWorkSearch: You can sign up to MyWorkSearch for free at the library, and update your JobcentrePlus account automatically online. 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