Knutsford Library

Knutsford Library
Toft Road
Knutsford
Cheshire
WA16 0PG

Phone: 01625 374873
Email: knutsford.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Map location

Knutsford Library Archway

Customer service desk

You can call in with a Customer Service Desk (Blue Badge, Benefits, Railcards) enquiry, but there may be times when you will have to wait for a member of staff. Alternatively, you can make an appointment in advance to ensure staff are available.

Opening hours

The Customer Service enquiry desk and the  public computers close down 15 minutes before the library closing time.

Knutsford Library Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday

09.00 - 17.00

Tuesday

09.00 - 19.00

Wednesday 09.00 - 13.00
Thursday

09.00 - 19.00

Friday

09.00 - 17.00

Saturday 09.00 - 13.00
Sunday Closed

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Parking at Knutsford Library

Customers shopping at Booths are entitled to two hours of free parking in the store car park, accessed via Stanley Road. There is a walkway through to the library. There are two car parking spaces for disabled drivers near the rear of the library.

Join the library

You can join the library online or in person.

Knutsford Library online

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What's new? 

Local and Community History month

If you'd like to learn how to get started tracing your family tree online, we have Ancestry for Beginners sessions on Monday 23 and Monday 30 May, at 2.00 - 3.00pm. £3.00 per session. Please book in advance. 

Elmer stories and songs

Join us on Friday 27 May at 11.00 - 11.30am for an Elmer themed Stories and Songs session, with a colourful elephant craft. Free; no booking required.  Suitable for pre-school children and their parents/carers.

Platinum Jubilee crafts

Drop in during open hours between Saturday 14 May and Tuesday 31 May, and help us decorate the library for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee by making a hand-printed flag for our bunting.

From Friday 27 May there will be more drop-in Jubilee themed crafts for half-term.  

Royal rhymetime

On Tuesday 31 May at 11.00am you are invited to a Royal Rhymetime at ‘Buckingham Palace’. Suitable for pre-school children and their parents/carers. No need to book in advance. Fascinators are encouraged!

Castle and Palace LEGO club challenge

Come and get creative from 3.30 - 4.30pm on Tuesday 31 May. Free; no need to book. Suitable for primary school children. Duplo available for younger siblings. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Platinum Jubilee bank holidays

The library will be closed on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee bank holidays.

Jubilee coffee morning

Join us on Saturday 4 June when we'll be celebrating the Platinum Jubilee with our residents. Drop in between 10.00am and 12.30pm for coffee and cake. You can chat to staff and other customers, share memories, and see film footage of past royal celebrations and visits in Cheshire. A corgi hunt and colouring activities will be available for children.

IT Buddy sessions

These are one-to-one taster sessions for beginners in IT. You can bring your own tablet or laptop, or used one of our fixed People’s Network computers for a maximum of three sessions with one of our IT-savvy volunteers. Sessions are free of charge, but they must be booked in advance and are subject to availability. Please get in touch with us for more information or to make a booking.

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Activities at Knutsford Library

Monday

  • Baby Bounce - 11.00 - 11.30am - weekly. Suitable for babies under 1 year. Free; no need to book
  • Current Affairs discussion group - 2.00 – 3.00pm - weekly. Put the world to rights, or simply catch up with the latest goings-on. All welcome. Free of charge; donations for tea/coffee welcomed

Tuesday

  • LEGO Club - 3.30 - 4.30pm - monthly, on the last Tuesday of each month. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free; no need to book, just drop in. Suitable for children aged 5 and over. Duplo available for smaller children
  • Rhymetime - 11.00 - 11.30am - weekly. Suitable for pre-school children. Free; no need to book

Thursday

  • Afternoon Tea Book Group (adults) - 2.15 - 3.15pm - monthly, on the first Thursday of each month. Pop along and join us as we discuss what we're currently reading
  • Mindful Colouring (adults) - 2.15 - 3.15pm - on the second and fourth Thursday of each month

Friday

  • Stories and Songs - 11.00 - 11.30am - weekly. Stories, rhymes and activities for pre-school children and their grown-ups. Great for active toddlers – sitting is optional!  Free; no need to book in advance. Elmer themed session on Friday 27 May

Other organisations in this library

Other leisure groups meet in the library such as Scrabble, Canasta, Writers’ Group, and Crochet. Please ask at the library for contact details as these groups are run independently from Cheshire Libraries and have their own group organisation arrangements. 

Page last reviewed: 19 May 2022