On Tuesday 19 February at 11.00-12.00 noon come and create something amazing from things we've thrown out. Free; no need to book. Suitable for children of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
On Friday 22 February at 3.00-4.00pm we have a craft session for children of all ages. 50p per craft; please book in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Mini Makers: paper plane racing
On Saturday 9 March at 10.30-11.30am make and fly paper planes for British Science Week. Free; please book in advance. Suitable for children aged 5 and over. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Learn how to search the internet
Get started with a free online course on using a computer, browsing the net, sending an email and finding work online with dedicated help from library staff. Three-week course running on Thursdays 7, 14 and 28 February at 2.30-3.30pm. 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
- 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 19 February
- 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. Next date is 26 February
- Under 5s rhymetime - 11.00-11.30am - weekly in term time only. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer
- IT Buddy - various times available - 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 23 February
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 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. Next dates are 19 and 26 February
- 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